Emily is a senior associate in the Construction and Major Projects group. She advises principals and contractors in the energy, resources, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.
Her work extends across the project lifespan, from preparation and negotiation of contracts, through to contract administration and project delivery advice, and assistance with claims and disputes.
She regularly acts in court proceedings and other forms of dispute resolution, including mediations, expert determinations and security of payment adjudications.
She also has experience in a range of transactional matters. She prepares and negotiates contracts for principals, contractors, consultants and suppliers on major infrastructure projects, renewables projects and commercial developments.
Representative Legal Matters
- Acting for a multinational renewables supplier in disputes arising on various wind farm projects across Queensland and NSW.
- Acting for the supply, operate and maintain contractor in disputes arising on a light rail project in NSW.
- Acting for the head contractor in upstream and downstream disputes arising on a sewage treatment plant project in Queensland.
- Advising renewable energy developers on the design and construction of wind and solar farms across Australia.
- Advising construction and engineering companies on the preparation and negotiation of major supply agreements.
- Advising equity investors on the acquisition of construction and infrastructure assets
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Society of Construction Law Australia - Member
- National Association of Women in Construction - Member
- Queensland Law Society Ethics Committee - Committee Member
- Queensland Law Society - Member
- Queensland~Australia (2016)
- University of Queensland (LL.B., Honours)
- University of Queensland (B.A.)
- Contributor to seminars on contractual indemnities and allocation of risk
- Author, "Chain of Responsibility Reforms: A Vehicle for Change in Road Transport Safety," Proctor (March 2018)
- Author, "The Hard Road Ahead: 'Due Diligence' Obligation under the New Chain of Responsibility Regime," Governance Directions (February 2018)