About Fiona

Fiona is a partner and head of our construction team. Fiona works with developers, funding institutions, project stakeholders, contractors and consultants on large construction and development projects.

Fiona has a mix of public and private sector commercial legal experience both domestically and internationally and advises on the full breadth of construction matters – including drafting and negotiating construction contracts, development agreements, professional team appointments, supporting commercial agreements, contract administration and arbitration and dispute resolution in complex construction contracts.

Recent experience

  • Public utility on a range of construction and property matters including drafting template design build and operate contract, based on FIDIC Gold Book for use in water and wastewater treatment plant projects and advising on industry standard form and bespoke construction and engineering contracts
  • Public utility on Pre-Qualification Questionnaires, Requests for Quotation, Instructions to Tenderers, forms of performance security, and supporting documents to form part of tender documents for construction and engineering projects to ensure compliance with public procurement and internal governance requirements
  • Idemitsu Australia Resources Pty Ltd on a range of matters in connection with its coal mine expansion in New South Wales including drafting design and construction contracts, coal handling and processing plant and track inspection and maintenance agreements, interface agreements with rail and road network providers
  • Australian developer in relation to a warehouse project at Shanghai airport, including drafting bespoke amendments to FIDIC Design & Build Contract, Supply and Installation Contracts and Performance Bonds