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Nick King is an expert in construction, engineering and infrastructure law with strong practical industry knowledge and technical expertise having previously worked as an engineer and manager in the coal export, energy, rail transport and heavy engineering sectors.
Nick’s broad practice encompasses procurement and project delivery, commercial and contractual advice, contract drafting and administration, property development, and legislative and regulatory. His expertise is in tendering and contracting for development and building projects, energy, transport and water infrastructure projects, and engineering procurement.
His long standing clients include the Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales.
Some major projects on which Nick has worked include major upgrades to several sections of the Pacific Highway, Princes Highway and Hume Highway, the Hunter Expressway and the development of the Honeysuckle precinct in Newcastle.
Advised Amcor on a A$450m redevelopment of its paper mill in Botany, NSW. We drafted an ECI agreement to enable the contractor to work with Amcor and its designers to establish the feasibility of, and optimum design for, the project. We also drafted and negotiated engineering contracts, a major supply agreement and the design and construction contract.
Acted for Roads & Maritime Services (RMS) on preparing the new design and construction project deed for use on major projects. Work involved participating in workshops to discuss risk allocation and drafting the new form of contract in close consultation with the RMS legal and commercial teams.
Acted for Walker Corporation in its redevelopment of waterfront land at Rhodes, NSW. The development is an estimated A$800 million project which involved a paint factory site being remediated and redeveloped to a mixed-use, high-rise, shopping centre, residential and commercial village.