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Pamela is one of Australia's pre-eminent construction lawyers, with extensive experience in the construction, engineering and infrastructure industries. Her practice concentrates on major projects including infrastructure, commercial, industrial and residential developments, acting for both public and private sector clients.
Pamela has over 30 years experience in both project documentation and dispute resolution. Pamela's extensive front – end experience includes a number of Australia's largest property developments, in which Pamela has advised on, and assisted in the whole development and delivery process. Pamela advises regularly on contract administration, tender procedures and tender evaluation.
Pamela has acted in many of the landmark cases in the construction industry and advises extensively in relation to litigation, mediation, expert determination and other modes of alternative dispute resolution. Pamela has been sought out to provide strategic advice and direction in a number of major disputes, where her experience and understanding of the issues in major construction and infrastructure projects comes to the fore.
Pamela's client base includes many of the country's major contractors as well as various public sector clients. Pamela's experience means she can bring a depth of understanding to the identification of risk, the allocation of risk and management of back end issues, for clients form all sectors of the infrastructure industry.
Some major recent projects on which Pamela has worked include Darling Walk, the proposed new headquarters for Commonwealth Bank of Australia; the development of the Macquarie campus for SingTel Optus Corporate Headquarters; Sydney Water's new headquarters developed by Multiplex; and advising on various aspects of Multiplex's $1billion King Street Wharf redevelopment, in particular the American Express building. Pamela has acted in many high profile disputes including in relation to the Epping to Chatswood Rail Link, the bridge development for the Karuah Bypass and the issues relating to the collapse of a section of the Lane Cove Tunnel. Pamela is currently advising on a range of matters in relation to the Raine Square project in Perth and the Airport Link project in Brisbane.
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.