Matthew Bliem specialises in claims management and dispute resolution on large construction and infrastructure projects. He also assists clients with contract drafting and procurement. Matthew advises and acts for clients on all phases of the construction life-cycle, from advising on negotiations at the time of contracting, through to claims management during construction works and formal dispute resolution processes. His experience includes assisting clients in litigation and other forms of dispute resolution (including international and domestic arbitration, mediation, expert determination and other collaborative dispute resolution processes).
Matthew has assisted owners, construction contractors and subcontractors both within and outside of Australia on projects including pipelines, power stations, railways, motorways, airports, hospitals, industrial and manufacturing plants/facilities, offshore minerals processing facilities and city district developments. Matthew has worked on projects in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Oceania, having previously worked in London and Melbourne.
Matthew has been recognised as One to Watch by Best Lawyers and is a member of the Society of Construction Law Australia and Law Institute of Victoria.
Matthew’s experience includes advising: