Alicia advises clients in the construction, engineering and infrastructure field and has worked on a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious construction and infrastructure matters. Alicia's experience includes advising clients on contract negotiation and drafting, contract administration, claims, litigation, and procurement and contract suites.
South Australian Schools PPP
Acting for Watpac Construction advising on all stages of its tender as the design and construction contractor bidding with HRL Morrisons, Planum Partners and Spotless for the financing, design, construction and maintenance of two new 0-12 schools outside of Adelaide worth approximately $260 million.
Melbourne Metro PPP
Acting for the design and construction joint venture comprised of Lendlease Engineering, Bougyues Construction Australia and John Holland in relation to all downstream aspects of its bid for, and delivery of, the Melbourne Metro Tunnels and Stations PPP worth approximately $6 billion. Our role included advising on the appointment of all designers, the procurement of major works packages such as the procurement of the Tunnel Boring Machines and the development of template contracts.
State Library Redevelopment Victoria
Acting for Development Victoria in relation to the redevelopment of the State Library of Victoria worth approximately $70 million. Our role has included advising on the appointment of the design team and the engagement of the managing contractor.
Toowoomba Second Range Crossing PPP
Acting for Acciona Construction and Ferrovial Agroman advising on all stages of their successful tender as design and construction contractor bidding with Nexus Infrastructure (Plenary and Cintra) and Broadspectrum for the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing PPP. Our role included all stages to contract close and during delivery of the road which reached completion in 2019.
Public Housing Renewal Program, Stage One
We are acting on two different sites which are being redeveloped as part of the Victorian State Government’s Public Housing Renewal Program. We are acting for the private sector developer in relation to one site, advising on the construction aspects of the Development Agreement and the D&C Contract and we are separately acting for a major contractor bidding for another significant stage of the renewal program.
Advising on major roads projects
Maddocks builds on its experience advising on major roads projects with our involvement in the OSARS project in Victoria
Advising on key state building projects
We advised Development Victoria on the procurement of the State Library Redevelopment Project
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Fast tracking procurement
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