Gareth Oxley

Clayton Utz
Special Counsel Brisbane

A specialist construction lawyer with extensive experience advising clients on complex projects. Having advised on projects in over 20 countries, he has a unique insight into how key project risks and issues are dealt with around the world. He has expertise preparing, negotiating and reviewing a wide range of standard form and bespoke contracts and also advising on project-related issues, including the procurement strategy, tender processes, probity, lender due diligence, regulatory requirements and contract administration.

Notable Work
  • Advising the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority in connection with the Cross River Rail project, a new 10.2km rail line through Brisbane including 5.9kms of tunnel under the Brisbane River and CBD and four new stations.
  • Advising Australian Rail Track Corporation in connection with the Inland Rail Program of rail upgrades and greenfield rail developments to create a 1,700km inland freight rail route between Melbourne and Brisbane.
  • Advising the owner/developer of a large-scale wind farm project currently under development in Queensland.
  • Advised Qatar Rail in connection with the operation and maintenance of the Doha Metro and Lusail Light Rail Transit network.
  • Advised the Qatari Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in connection with the development of the stadiums and other infrastructure for the 2022 Football World Cup in Qatar.
  • Advised APLNG in connection with the development of its landmark LNG liquefaction plant, upstream gas processing facilities and water treatment plants in Queensland.
  • Advising Brisbane City Council in connection with various infrastructure projects including the CLEM7 and Legacy Way tunnels, the Kingsford Smith Drive upgrade and the Kangaroo Point Green Bridge.
  • Advised Transport for NSW in connection with the Sydney Gateway Project, which connects the WestConnex Motorway to Sydney Airport.
  • Advised the project sponsors in connection with the development of a 1,000 MW high voltage power interconnector between the UK and France.
  • Advised Brisbane Airport Corporation in connection with its International Terminal Building Retail Upgrade Project.
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