Scott Higgins

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Partner

T: +61 2 8035 7872
F: +61 2 9247 1315

snhiggins@millsoakley.com.au

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Scott is a partner in our Sydney Building, Construction and Infrastructure team. His areas of expertise include:

  • Construction (Contractors and Suppliers, Developers and Owners, Project Operators);
  • Infrastructure (Rail and Roads);
  • Green building and carbon regulation; and
  • Agribusiness.

Scott acts for institutional developer and contractor clients and ASX-listed companies and has a reputation amongst clients and peers for successfully steering complex and technical building, manufacturing, infrastructure and engineering disputes. Scott works closely with expert witnesses and Counsel to manage dispute resolution strategically and actively drives early settlement opportunities for clients wherever appropriate. Scott regularly appears in the Supreme Court of NSW and the Court of Appeal, and he brings experience with alternative dispute resolution procedures including mediation, arbitration, expert determination, reference and adjudication.

Scott also has transactional expertise in project documentation, delivery and administration for institutional, developer and contractor clients. He has advised on, drafted and negotiated construction and design contracts and supply and project management/ consultancy agreements.  Scott also provides clients with specialist advice and drafting expertise in relation to green building compliance and regulation.

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