Katrina Mäe

Katrina specialises in building and construction law. She is experienced in advising clients with respect to all stages of the project life cycle, from procurement, through delivery, to the resolution of disputes.

Katrina represents government and private sector clients alike in relation to a wide variety of infrastructure, energy, retail, large-scale residential, education and commercial projects.


Katrina’s recent project experience includes advising:

  • Hobart International Airport Pty Ltd with respect to the procurement of Stage 1 of its $200 million Terminal Expansion Project;
  • Cbus Property with respect to the preparation and negotiation of construction contracts, consultancy agreements, tripartite deeds and adjoining land access licences in respect of its prestigious, multi-staged, Newmarket Randwick development, comprising the construction of 642 apartments and terraces, 5000m² of parkland and a 2300m² retail village, over a total area of 5 hectares;
  • Cbus Property with respect to its joint re-development, with Scentre Group, of the former David Jones site at 77 Market Street, which $300 million re-development will comprise 10,000 square metres of luxury retail space integrated with Westfield Sydney, 6 storeys of commercial office space and a 22 storey luxury residential tower;
  • Cushman & Wakefield Pty Ltd with respect to the preparation and negotiation of over 30 Master Facility Services Agreements (standing offer arrangements) with suppliers across a range of hard and soft services categories, for the provision of services for facilities owned and operated by end users including NAB, Australia Post, BHP, BP and Suncorp;
  • The State Library of New South Wales with respect to the re-development of the historic Mitchell Library; and
  • The NSW Department of Education (School Infrastructure NSW) in respect of disputes with contractors across multiple school projects, involving preparation of contractual notices, advice regarding termination rights, preparation of payment schedules and adjudication responses pursuant to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) and conduct of several multi-project expert determination processes.

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