About Sefton

Sefton has a well-established track record advising a range of construction industry participants including project proponents from both the private and public sectors as well as contractors and financiers across a range of industry sectors in respect of major projects both in Australia and overseas.

His practical skills and experience have been exclusively focussed on the front-end of construction projects, including drafting and reviewing project documentation such as construction contracts and ancillary documentation (consultancy, supply and direct deeds), reviewing legislation (including trade occupational licensing) and leading the negotiation process on some of Australia’s most complex and high-profile projects. He also provides a variety of project advice, support and training.


  • Avalon Airport International Terminal

    Acting for Avalon Airport on the expansion of the terminal to introduce the first international passenger service for the airport.

  • Frankston Hospital Redevelopment

    Acting for Lendlease Building Contractors as the successful D&C subcontractor as part of the Exemplar Health Consortium in relation to project specific downstream terms, including with consultants, suppliers and subcontractors on this $605 million project.

  • Project Banksia

    Acting for BESIX Watpac as the construction manager of the new vaccine manufacturing facility procured by Seqirus (being a CSL subsidiary company) at the Melbourne Airport Business Park and which will be the only cell-based influenza vaccine manufacturing facility in the southern hemisphere.

  • The Standard Hotel, Melbourne

    Acting for DealCorp as the developer of the new 127 room hotel in Rose Street, Fitzroy to be operated by international boutique hotel brand ‘The Standard’, including construction and fitout in preparation for operational readiness in 2023.

  • West Wyalong & Woolooga Solar Farms

    Acting for the successful contractor, Canadian-based PCL Constructors Pacific Rim, as the engineering, procurement and construct (EPC) and operations and maintenance (O&M) contractor for the 107MWdc West Wyalong (NSW) and 214 MWdc Woolooga (Qld) solar farm projects.

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