Steven Blanch is a construction and infrastructure lawyer based in Sydney.
Steven advises government agencies, statutory authorities, financial institutions, developers and construction companies in construction, engineering and infrastructure law. His particular passion and focus is transport infrastructure.
Steven's focus is tailoring contractual arrangements to suit the needs of the individual project. Steven's experience includes drafting the suite of contracts for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangements, Build Own Operate and Transfer (BOOT) projects and Design Construct and Maintain (DCM) agreements, as well as numerous other project delivery alternatives. He also has considerable experience in drafting alliance contracts, Design and Construction (D&C) contracts, joint venture agreements and all associated documentation.
Steven's particular focus is transport infrastructure, having worked as in-house counsel in public and private sector organisations devoted to the development, construction, maintenance and operation and rail and road infrastructure.
Steven represents his clients in contentious construction-related matters, successfully acting on their behalf in litigation and arbitration, conciliation, adjudication, expert determination and mediation.
- High Court of Australia 1999
- Supreme Court of New South Wales 1998
- Supreme Court of Victoria 2001
- Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2002