Paul Gordon

Paul is a specialist in all aspects of front-end and back-end construction and administrative law and has practised solely in building and construction for 20 years. His extensive expertise in the building and construction industry encompasses project and contract development, contract administration, workplace health and safety, insurance issues and dispute resolution.

Paul is a member of the Queensland Law Society Construction Law Committee and is its representative on the Department of Public Works Building Industry Consultative Group.

Paul has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a “recommended” Queensland construction lawyer and has acted for the Queensland industry regulator, the QBCC since 1995.


Paul’s experience includes advising:

  • High Rise and Large Scale ResidentialActing for some of Australia’s largest private and publicly listed developers in various projects around Queensland, including recently documenting the contract for a 46 storey development in Queen Street Brisbane for a major superannuation fund;
  • Public and Social Infrastructure: Advising principals and contractors in respect to major road, hospital, airport and community improvement projects;
  • Civil Contracting: Developing standard civil contracts for significant flatland developers and acting for major civil contractors and subcontractors in respect to project management and licensing issues and dispute resolution, including adjudications;
  • Government/ Building Regulation: Advising the Queensland regulator in all aspects of its business including in respect to standard contracts for residential work, licensing, workplace health and safety compliance; non-conforming building products, building certification and security of payment. Paul is a member of the QBCC’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee; and
  • Security of Payment: Acting for principals, head contractors and subcontractors in respect to claims under BCIPA and the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment Act) 2017, including the preparation of payment claims, payment schedules, the conduct of adjudications and the issue and defence of subcontractors’ charges.

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