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Harriet Oldmeadow is a construction and engineering lawyer based in Sydney.
Harriet’s practice focuses on construction litigation and dispute resolution before superior State and Federal Courts in Australia. Harriet is also involved in the drafting and negotiating of construction contracts for clients.
Harriet regularly advises major industry players on issues and disputes that arise from time to time on the construction of renewable energy projects and contractor licencing requirements across all States and Territories in Australia.
Harriet’s particular experience includes advising and acting for:
- a global contractor and private developer in large scale litigation in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Court of Appeal and the High Court of Australia;
- a leading international energy supplier company in a large scale domestic arbitration;
- renewable energy developers and contractors in arbitration over the construction of large scale renewable infrastructure; and
- an international building and construction materials company in litigation in VCAT, NCAT and the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
Harriet acted for Brookfield Multiplex Construction on its landmark 7- Nil appeal to the High Court of Australia (Brookfield Multiplex v Owners Corporation 61288  HCA).
Harriet is currently undertaking a Masters in Construction Law at the University of Melbourne and holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Economics (BEco) from the University of Queensland. Harriet also undertook a year exchange program in the United Kingdom to complete an honours level thesis in European Union law and undertook study in international economics. She is a member of the National Association of Women in Construction and Society of Construction Law Australia.
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