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Doron Rivlin
Telephone +61 2 8915 1091
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I am a projects lawyer with a track record of over 25 years acting on high profile construction transactions and disputes across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.


I act for developers, contractors, consultants and financiers who value my strategic approach to dealing with complex legal and technical issues in a manner that carefully considers the broader commercial risks. 


I have been consistently ranked by my clients and peers as a leading construction and infrastructure lawyer since 2014.
 

Rankings:
 
  • Australia’s Best Lawyers – Ranked for Construction/Infrastructure Law – Since 2014
  • Chambers Legal 500 – Construction group leader mentioned for ‘his broader strategic commercial advice and dispute avoidance’
  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession – Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyer – Since 2014
     
 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Civil Law (Honours), University College Dublin

 

Masters in International Commercial Arbitration Law (Honours), University College of Dublin

 

Solicitor admitted in New South Wales, Western Australia, Queensland, Tasmania, England and Wales

 

Senior Adjudicator

 

Mediator

Latest Knowledge
TGA proposal to declare various sports supplements are therapeutic goods: submissions close on 3 December 2019
30 October 2019
The way in which sports supplements are regulated in Australia is being reviewed, which could lead to significant changes to the way these products are formulated, positioned and marketed.
MORE INFORMATION
Building & Construction Security of Payment Act, NSW: A constantly amended Act
29 October 2019
The NSW Security of Payments Act enables individuals and companies who do work in the construction industry to get paid quickly and to avoid insolvency.
MORE INFORMATION
An ASX-listed global investment manager
Appointed the project lawyer for a complex high-rise commercial tower and residential and retail precinct on Sydney harbour valued at over $1bn requiring the retention of the existing concrete structure and hazardous materials remediation. Advised on request for tender conditions, construction contracts (in which obligations under agreements for lease, current and future authority requirements, finance documentation were considered and backed down), other project documentation (such as consultancy agreements, supply agreements and novation deeds) and ongoing contract administration and project delivery issues.
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I advise clients on projects from conception to completion which includes providing advice on contract administration and project delivery issues, and drafting and negotiating all manner of agreements and documentation, including:

 

  • tender conditions
  • letters of intent and early works agreements
  • project delivery agreements
  • construction contracts (Design and Construct, Construct Only, Subcontracts, EPC and O&M)
  • consultancy agreements (short and long form)
  • project and construction management agreements
  • tripartite agreements with tenants, financiers and investors


I also have extensive experience acting for clients in all forms of dispute resolutions including:

 

  • court litigation
  • international and domestic arbitration
  • adjudication (security of payment)
  • expert determination
  • mediation
 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Civil Law (Honours), University College Dublin

 

Masters in International Commercial Arbitration Law (Honours), University College of Dublin

 

Solicitor admitted in New South Wales, Western Australia, Queensland, Tasmania, England and Wales

 

Senior Adjudicator

 

Mediator

Latest Knowledge
TGA proposal to declare various sports supplements are therapeutic goods: submissions close on 3 December 2019
30 October 2019
The way in which sports supplements are regulated in Australia is being reviewed, which could lead to significant changes to the way these products are formulated, positioned and marketed.
MORE INFORMATION
Building & Construction Security of Payment Act, NSW: A constantly amended Act
29 October 2019
The NSW Security of Payments Act enables individuals and companies who do work in the construction industry to get paid quickly and to avoid insolvency.
MORE INFORMATION
An ASX-listed global investment manager
Appointed the project lawyer for a complex high-rise commercial tower and residential and retail precinct on Sydney harbour valued at over $1bn requiring the retention of the existing concrete structure and hazardous materials remediation. Advised on request for tender conditions, construction contracts (in which obligations under agreements for lease, current and future authority requirements, finance documentation were considered and backed down), other project documentation (such as consultancy agreements, supply agreements and novation deeds) and ongoing contract administration and project delivery issues.
MORE INFORMATION
An ASX-listed global investment manager
Appointed the project lawyer for a complex high-rise commercial tower and residential and retail precinct on Sydney harbour valued at over $1bn requiring the retention of the existing concrete structure and hazardous materials remediation. Advised on request for tender conditions, construction contracts (in which obligations under agreements for lease, current and future authority requirements, finance documentation were considered and backed down), other project documentation (such as consultancy agreements, supply agreements and novation deeds) and ongoing contract administration and project delivery issues.
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A global renewable energy contractor
Advised on a 30 MWAC solar farm, including letter of intent, Engineering Procurement & Construction Contract (EPC), Tripartite Deed for Guarantees, Service and Availability Agreement, development consents and land access issues, applicable international and national standards and codes, Power Purchase Agreements and related subcontractor and supplier agreements.
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A leading remote accommodation provider for energy projects
Advising on complex agreements for the supply of modular building solutions to remote energy and resources projects and related agreements and documentation.
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Australia’s largest integrated property group
Advised on Australia’s largest remediation project worth in excess of $50m as part of the development of prime real estate on Sydney foreshore.
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A leading commercial and industrial head contractor
Acting on a complex multi-million dollar arbitration involving cross-claims of over $15m.
View Full Case Study
 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Civil Law (Honours), University College Dublin

 

Masters in International Commercial Arbitration Law (Honours), University College of Dublin

 

Solicitor admitted in New South Wales, Western Australia, Queensland, Tasmania, England and Wales

 

Senior Adjudicator

 

Mediator

Latest Knowledge
TGA proposal to declare various sports supplements are therapeutic goods: submissions close on 3 December 2019
30 October 2019
The way in which sports supplements are regulated in Australia is being reviewed, which could lead to significant changes to the way these products are formulated, positioned and marketed.
MORE INFORMATION
Building & Construction Security of Payment Act, NSW: A constantly amended Act
29 October 2019
The NSW Security of Payments Act enables individuals and companies who do work in the construction industry to get paid quickly and to avoid insolvency.
MORE INFORMATION
An ASX-listed global investment manager
Appointed the project lawyer for a complex high-rise commercial tower and residential and retail precinct on Sydney harbour valued at over $1bn requiring the retention of the existing concrete structure and hazardous materials remediation. Advised on request for tender conditions, construction contracts (in which obligations under agreements for lease, current and future authority requirements, finance documentation were considered and backed down), other project documentation (such as consultancy agreements, supply agreements and novation deeds) and ongoing contract administration and project delivery issues.
MORE INFORMATION
Building & Construction Security of Payment Act, NSW: A constantly amended Act
29/10/2019
The NSW Security of Payments Act enables individuals and companies who do work in the construction industry to get paid quickly and to avoid insolvency.
View Full Focus Paper
 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Civil Law (Honours), University College Dublin

 

Masters in International Commercial Arbitration Law (Honours), University College of Dublin

 

Solicitor admitted in New South Wales, Western Australia, Queensland, Tasmania, England and Wales

 

Senior Adjudicator

 

Mediator

Latest Knowledge
TGA proposal to declare various sports supplements are therapeutic goods: submissions close on 3 December 2019
30 October 2019
The way in which sports supplements are regulated in Australia is being reviewed, which could lead to significant changes to the way these products are formulated, positioned and marketed.
MORE INFORMATION
Building & Construction Security of Payment Act, NSW: A constantly amended Act
29 October 2019
The NSW Security of Payments Act enables individuals and companies who do work in the construction industry to get paid quickly and to avoid insolvency.
MORE INFORMATION
An ASX-listed global investment manager
Appointed the project lawyer for a complex high-rise commercial tower and residential and retail precinct on Sydney harbour valued at over $1bn requiring the retention of the existing concrete structure and hazardous materials remediation. Advised on request for tender conditions, construction contracts (in which obligations under agreements for lease, current and future authority requirements, finance documentation were considered and backed down), other project documentation (such as consultancy agreements, supply agreements and novation deeds) and ongoing contract administration and project delivery issues.
MORE INFORMATION