With over 25 years of experience, Greg specialises in providing advice on project delivery strategies, negotiating and drafting of contracts, the administration and management of contracts to optimise clients’ outcomes and avoid disputes, security of payment remedies, and litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.

Greg acts for principals/developers, contractors, consultants and superintendents. His clients include government departments, ASX 100 corporations, privately owned companies and private clients.

Significant experience

Advising property trusts, corporations and private clients on the development and construction of hotels, multi-residential and mixed-use projects from $6M to $160M.

Highlights include:

  • Drafting and negotiating a range of Early Contractor Involvement documents, construct only contracts, design and construct contracts, and ancillary documents for the delivery of numerous hotel developments including:
    • the DoubleTree by Hilton and commercial space in Box Hill;
    • the Courtyard by Marriott in West Melbourne;
    • a mixed-use hotel and residential tower at Docklands;
    • an Ibis Styles branded hotel in Brisbane;
    • a Novotel/Ibis branded hotel in the Melbourne CBD; and
    • a 150-room hotel in Southbank, Melbourne.
  • Preparing and negotiating a complex development agreement and security documents for the ‘turn key’ delivery of Mojo Nomad by Ovolo hotel in South Yarra.
  • Mixed-use developments including the iconic Dimmeys building with onerous planning and heritage conditions and complex staging requirements, Nest on the Hill, Waverly Galleria, and various stages at Yarrabend.
  • Advising and preparing contracts for listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in relation to facilities management and upgrades to many commercial buildings in the Melbourne CBD and St Kilda Rd.
  • Engineering and manufacturing facilities, including fish farm expansions, marina dredging projects, and for Boral in its largest capital works projects, including a $250M world’s best practice greenfields quarry and process plant, with complex interface issues in the procurement approach.
  • Acting for various parties in aged care developments, including a not-for-profit organisation in the $22M staged redevelopment of an aged care facility which provided for the decanting of residents and ensuring the ongoing operations of the centre, and multiple facilities from $15M to $28M.
  • Security of payment strategies including bringing applications, responses, applications seeking the quash of adjudication determinations, and enforcement of rights under the regime in courts.
  • Acting for the Department of Justice in the delivery of the State Coronial Services Centre, comprising contracts for various packages novated to the head contractor, and the substantive works being delivered in an operational facility.
  • Advising parties in Supreme Court litigation over $60M claims in a gasline engineering, procurement and construction project.
  • Advising a tier 1 builder in disputes over a $300M airport upgrade which achieved a renegotiation of the contract.
  • Advising the contractor for a $250M+ water infrastructure works on contractual claims against a water authority for prolongation, ground conditions and variations.


Bachelor of Laws,
Monash University

Bachelor of Arts,
Monash University


Law Institute of Victoria

Society of Construction Law Australia

Property Council of Australia (Victoria Division)

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