Xavier is a construction and infrastructure lawyer specialising in dispute resolution.
Xavier works closely with clients to assist with the resolution of construction and infrastructure disputes. He has in-depth experience of the infrastructure and energy sectors, and has represented a range of clients (both employers and contractors) in adjudication, arbitration, litigation and alternative forms of dispute resolution.
Xavier has experience dealing with a wide range of issues on construction projects including issues related with variations, delay and disruption, extensions of time and defective work claims. He has acted for a range of clients on a variety of infrastructure projects, energy and renewables projects, water treatment plants and major buildings and upgrades.
Experience & expertise
representing a major provider of engineering and operational services to the onshore oil and gas pipeline sector in an ICE arbitration against the head contractor
acting for an international construction contractor as the head contractor for an LNG regasification plant in an ICC arbitration
representing the owner of a biomass power plant in an ICC arbitration, both defending and bringing claims against the head contractor
acting for a global mining client in a long-running ACICA arbitration concerning a contractual dispute
representing Edify Energy Pty Ltd in relation to claims arising from the construction of a large solar farm in North Queensland, Australia.