Leighton Moon

Leighton has advised all types of project participants on procurement strategies, negotiation, project documentation, project delivery, claims management, and dispute resolution.

Leighton’s clients include international blue chip organisations in the energy, property development and infrastructure industries.

Leighton is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and received a Commendation General Division in the 2016 Brooking Prize from the Society of Construction Law Australia.

In 2015, Doyle’s Guide named Leighton as a Rising Star for Construction Law and in 2019 Doyles Guide recommended Leighton as a Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyer.

Experience

Leighton’s experience includes advising:

  • CPB Contractors on several projects including an ICC arbitration arising out of the construction of a Commonwealth quarantine facility in Victoria, the Westgate Tunnel project and the Terminal 4 development at Melbourne Airport;
  • Grocon in relation to several high value rise ‘build to rent’ developments;
  • VicRoads in relation to the construction, maintenance and operation of its road and traffic sign network;
  • TFE Hotels trading as Medina Serviced Apartments on their Supreme Court of Victoria proceedings seeking an injunction preventing a landlord from denying the exercise of an option to renew a commercial lease;
  • Blackstone Group / 151 Property Management on the establishment of procurement protocols for its property development business and on the preparation of a suite of contract documents and contract administration tools for its property development business;
  • Icon Co on the preparation of a suite of contract documents and contract administration tools for its property development business;
  • Mirvac on the redevelopment of its shopping centres, including procurement strategies, drafting and negotiating D&C Contracts and assisting with project delivery;
  • Colonial First State Property Management on the redevelopment of its shopping centres, including procurement strategies, drafting and negotiating D&C Contracts and assisting with project delivery; and
  • Department of Education and Training on an adjudication claim and subsequent Supreme Court proceedings (Contract Control Services v DET [2017] VSC 507) arising out of the Bendigo Theatre Redevelopment.

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