Clyde & Co continues to expand its global project and construction offering with the hiring of a partner in Sydney: Clyde & Co




Sydney, April 11, 2022: Global law firm Clyde & Co continues to expand its project and construction offering with the hiring of a Phillip Coady partner in Sydney.

Phillip has two decades of experience in the construction, engineering and infrastructure industries, both in-house and in private practice, advising on the full life cycle of construction projects, from drafting and project and transactional advice; project delivery and advice, through to dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, determination of experts and adjudication.

Phillip will further strengthen the firm’s ability to advise global contractors on complex and contentious issues in the construction industry, and will be part of a leading global team helping clients navigate a buoyant market resulting from the increase in infrastructure spending across Asia-Pacific.

Phillip is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and as a barrister in England and Wales. Having spent considerable time in the UK, he brings in-depth knowledge of the Australian and UK market and his expertise is regularly recognized by legal directories.

Phillip joins the Sydney office of Clyde & Co from Vincent Young and previously served as senior legal counsel at Lendlease Engineering.

Commenting on Phillip’s appointment, John Morris, Partner, Global Head of Projects and Construction Group, London, said: “This hire further strengthens our existing strengths globally, acting for major international contractors in infrastructure projects. critical and complex, including representing clients in several – jurisdictional disputes in the construction industry.

Beth Cubitt, Partner and Board Member of APAC, Perth, adds: “Phillip’s arrival will further strengthen our offering across Asia Pacific and ensure we are best placed to meet demand. growing expertise in construction law in the region.”

Glen Warwick, Partner and Head of Construction Australia, Sydney, adds: “This partner hire ensures that our growing practice meets client demand across Asia-Pacific, and particularly in Australia, a market that has experienced some of the highest infrastructure spending of any comparable jurisdiction.”

Phillip Coady comments: “I am absolutely delighted to join Clyde & Co and leverage the firm’s extensive international practice to assist national and global contractors with their projects and dispute resolution issues in Australia and beyond. .”

Clyde & Co’s global Projects and Construction group acts for many major international contractors and other market players, encompassing the full range of construction projects and services. The group’s transactional team advises on critical and complex infrastructure projects with significant capabilities throughout the project life cycle, encompassing the drafting and negotiation of contract documents and the provision of delivery support. project. Clyde & Co has also gained a reputation for specializing in cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and complex disputes in the construction industry.

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