Our Authors

Our blog editorial team is made up of specialist lawyers, who are passionate about the construction industry.

Luke Aiken: specialises in construction law and has extensive experience acting for a range of contractors and developers on various commercial and industrial developments and health and aged care facilities. He has more than 18 years experience in both front-end and back-end construction. More about Luke…
Geoff Brennan: specialises in a variety of construction and engineering matters and has extensive experience in providing advice relating to commercial disputes, the conduct of proceedings in both Federal and State Courts and all forms of alternative dispute resolution. More about Geoff…
St John Frawley: has over 22 years of experience in construction, engineering and infrastructure law. He acts for a diverse range of clients in areas of project delivery and documentation, risk management/insurance and dispute resolution. More about St John…
Andrew Kelly:  is a leading lawyer in the construction team at Thomson Geer and has construction and engineering experience both in Australia and the United Kingdom. Andrew leads a team of 12 construction lawyers in Queensland who specialise particularly in the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act. More about Andrew…
Josh Marchant: advises on a wide range of infrastructure developments in the areas of transport, schools, hospitals, residential and government. He acts for many blue chip clients and is committed to delivering real and commercial value in this highly complex sector. More about Josh…
Tom McKillop: has experience in the building and construction, mining, civil works and energy and resources industry. He has a specific focus on security of payment legislation across Australia and has acted for claimants and respondents in all aspects of the various security of payment schemes.
Simon Ralton: is an expert in construction and infrastructure. He has a depth of industry experience and has advised on a number of significant construction financing and M&A transactions. More about Simon…
Tony Saint: has a over 25 years’ experience in commercial transactions with a particular interest in joint ventures and infrastructure and development projects. He acts for a variety of clients on major residential and commercial developments. More about Tony…
Shannon Schwarz: is experienced in advising clients on contractual negotiations, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He has acted for and against developers, head contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects and manufacturers.
Stephen Voss: focuses on general corporate and commercial litigation in respect of a variety of contractual matters. He has extensive experience in managing large disputes which require a team-based approach across a number of different jurisdictions. More about Stephen…
Adam Wallwork: has a particular expertise in the negotiation and administration of major construction, infrastructure, residential, facilities management and maintenance projects. He specialises in procurement and construction law. More about Adam…