Alex Whiteside is a construction and infrastructure lawyer based in Sydney.
Alex advises a diverse range of industry participants, ranging from head contractors to Government entities at the Commonwealth, State and Local level in relation to all aspects of their construction projects. Alex has a particular focus on disputes, including expert determinations, adjudications, arbitrations and Court proceedings. Alex has acted for clients in a broad range of construction and mining disputes including scope and variation claims, design, defect and delay/prolongation claims, injunctions and security of payment adjudications and appeals.
Businesses operating in the construction industry face a higher risk than any other industry of either entering into insolvency themselves, or becoming a victim of insolvency further up or down the contracting chain..
July 09, 2018
On 14 February 2018, the High Court handed down two decisions in relation to security of payment legislation: Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Shade Systems Pty Ltd  HCA 4 (Probuild) and Maxcon Constructions Pty Ltd v Vadasz  HCA 5 (Maxcon). .
March 05, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the Hammon Family on their successful tender to operate the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge’s tourism climb business under a 20 year concession arrangement with Roads and Maritime Services (RMS). The Hammon Family fought off competing bids from other high profile attractions operators to win this landmark tender..
June 17, 2018