LIGHTHOUSE CLUB INC.

ABN: 63609973006

REG NO: A0058620K

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2016

BRISBANE SPONSORS

The Australian Building & Construction Dispute Resolution Service is a boutique construction dispute resolution centre based in Brisbane, Australia.

We are a registered Authorised Nominated Authority in NSW and can act as an agent for QLD adjudicators under the BCIPA legislation.

 

ABC DRS offers a range of alternative dispute resolution methods to the Australian construction industry that may be of help. ie. Adjudications, mediation, expert witness and expert determination.

 

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

 

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

 

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

 

Brady Heywood specialises in determining the cause of engineering failure in significant multi-party construction and engineering disputes.

 

The firm utilises structural engineering expertise, together with a forensic process of collecting evidence, developing failure hypotheses, and testing each hypothesis against the collected evidence to identify the cause of failure in a forensically sound manner.

 

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the world’s leading professional qualification in property, construction and land.

In a world where the public, governments, banks and commercial organizations demand greater certainty of professional standards and ethics, attaining RICS status is the recognised mark of property professionalism, with over 140,000 property professionals working in the major established and emerging economies of the world.

RICS has four main roles; promoting the diverse knowledge of the profession, maintaining the highest educational and professional standards, protecting consumers through strict codes of practice and providing impartial advice.

Protech is an Australian privately owned, leading and dynamic provider of technical and professional advanced workforce acquisition and management services.  As a company established by engineers and project managers, our aim is to deliver to our clients market leading solutions developed in partnership with our clients, using a co-creation approach based on formal project methodologies.

 

As a specialist in the provision of semi-skilled, skilled, technical, trades and professional personnel, we are determined to mitigate risk to our clients and provide flexibility that enables them to successfully win and deliver major projects in ever increasingly complex operating environments.

Founded over a century ago, Colin Biggers & Paisley is one of the oldest legal practices in the country. Today they have nearly 400 staff, offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and a track record of excellence and high partner engagement that is second to none.

 

They are proud of their long-standing relationships with many of Australia's most respected and successful companies. They are the lawyers of choice in the construction, property and insurance industries and also have a strong presence in banking and finance, education, agriculture and mining, as well as providing legal services to all levels of government.

Hill International is the global leader in managing construction risk. They are 4,600 professionals in 110 offices worldwide who provide program management, product management, management consulting and construction claims and consulting services.

Holding Redlich provides innovative commercial legal advice. Our reputation for delivering excellent results for our clients has developed over 40 years with offices in Melbourne,Sydney and Brisbane.We understand our clients' commercial issues, and coupled with our impeccable application of the law,Holding Redlich delivers results

Driver Trett is a global multi-disciplinary consultancy providing specialist commercial management, dispute resolution support services and time, quantum and technical expert witness services through its world-leading DIALES brand.

PERTH SPONSORS

FTI Consulting professionals have the industry expertise and experience to assist contractors, subcontractors, lenders, developers, funders and lawyers managing complex construction projects. We advise on contractual, technical and commercial issues relating to construction projects, to ensure that every aspect is properly risk assessed, governed, well-executed and fully supported from beginning to end. As internationally-recognised construction advisors and experts, clients benefit from our first-hand experience and knowledge of the technical, business, regulatory and legal challenges facing the industry today.

 

 

As a full-service law-firm, we help clients from Australia and around the world make the most of business opportunities in Australian, Asia-Pacific and international markets.  With offices in Perth, Sydney and across Asia, Clifford Chance lawyers advise clients daily on a wide range of matters including front-end and back-end construction work.  

 

Their leading dispute resolution team regularly advises clients in the construction sector, our objective being to resolve disputes to our clients’ satisfaction as cost effectively and efficiently as possible. Clifford Chance also has industry-leading banking, finance, M&A and regulatory teams including lawyers with a depth of experience in the infrastructure, energy and construction sectors.

 

Tracey Brunstrom & Hammond (t|b|h) strives to provide clients independent, objective and sound management advice on projects from inception to handover. Incorporated in 1965, t|b|h has provided a wide range of professional services on over 7,000 projects and 1,000 claims ranging from small boutique projects to some of the largest projects in the southern hemisphere in the construction, transport, health, mining, oil and gas, sport, communications, information technology and defence industries.

 

A specialist and expert consulting firm, t|b|h provides various services such as Scheduling, planning and time management, Cost management, Project controls, Project management and Dispute resolution.

 

Contract Solutions International (CSI) provides specialist commercial, contract and programme management services to all sectors of the engineering and construction industries. CSI provides these services to any party in the contractual chain associated with the delivery of engineering or construction projects including owners, operators, contractors, consultants, subcontractors or suppliers, or other interested parties such as financial or insurance institutions.

The quality of service provided by CSI is based on the broad spectrum of skills and experience of our team. The staff at CSI comprise qualified quantity surveyors, engineers, planners and project managers with extensive experience gained with contracting, client/operator or consultancy organisations prior to joining us.

With our experienced and qualified team we are able to offer practical and cost effective solutions to commercial and programme problems experienced on construction and engineering projects. With the assistance of CSI our clients are better able to enhance their position and reduce the commercial risk inherent in most construction and engineering projects.

 

 

 

MELBOURNE SPONSORS

Cunningham Lindsey is an international claims handling and loss adjusting firm. The major and complex loss (MCL) team provides risk management, technical loss adjusting and claims management expertise to a range of industries, including construction, manufacturing, marine, mining, power, retail, cyber and technology.

 

The MCL global network of over 5000 loss adjusters has a presence in 60 countries. Many of the staff are engineers, lawyers, accountants, surveyors and economists with in-depth sector knowledge. Cunningham Lindsey has 46 offices in Australia with major operations in Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Brisbane.

 

Laing O’Rourke is a $7 billion international operation with 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure – including a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. The business has delivered some of the country’s largest, most technically-complex projects within the transport, oil and gas, building construction, defence, airports, mining, marine, civil and social infrastructure sectors.

Hill International is the global leader in managing construction risk. They are 4,600 professionals in 110 offices worldwide who provide program management, product management, management consulting and construction claims and consulting services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

​Holman Fenwick Willan is an international las firm with more than 450 lawyers worldwide, specialising in sectors including construction and engineering, energy and resources, commodities, insurance and reinsurance, shipping, aviation, distribution and the associated logistics of the movement of goods. HFW has a physical presence in 11 countries with 3 offices in Australia, including Melbourne, Sydney and Perth

SYDNEY SPONSORS

The Australian Building and Construction Dispute Resolution Service is a boutique construction dispute resolution centre with offices in Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane, Australia.  We are a registered Authorised Nominated Authority in NSW and A.C.T. and act as an Agent for QLD adjudicators under the BCIPA legislation.

 

ABC DRS provides a range of training courses in construction dispute management including our intensive training series focusing on security of payment, with the next NSW course to be held on Friday, 1 April 2016.  We can also provide half day or full day expert in-house training tailored to your business in areas of contract administration, risk assessment and security of payment.

ICG is an international provider of premium management consulting and project execution services delivered by high-caliber consultants and subject matter experts drawn from our extensive network of affiliates. We unite under one brand the alumni of the top-tier and mid-tier global consulting firms, subject matter experts, and specialists in critical practice areas such as strategy formulation, program and project execution, technology-led innovation, channel development, business intelligence, and analytics

Aquenta is a leading provider of integrated project services; a business with a commitment to delivering excellence in their clients’ businesses and their own.  Leveraging the diverse experience of their people they help owners, operators and investors in infrastructure and property assets achieve their objectives at a strategic, portfolio, program and project level.

As one of the longest standing consultancies in their field, they are appreciated by their clients for building long term trusted partnerships. They work with clients to listen, interpret, understand and challenge their needs to deliver a tailored service offering.

Driver Trett is a global multi-disciplinary consultancy providing specialist commercial management, dispute resolution support services and time, quantum and technical expert witness services through its world-leading DIALES brand.

Our major sponsor, the Society of Construction Law Australia is a single national organization of members drawn from all professions involved with construction industry representatives and the legal profession who share an interest in construction law.

Its object is to promote the education, study and research (and the publication of the useful results of such research) in the field of construction law and related subjects both in Australia and overseas for the benefit of the public and the construction industry.

You can find out more about SoCLA at www.scl.org.au