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Brian Ambler

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P.   +61 2 9228 9215
M.   +61 419 489 497
O.   Sydney

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About Brian

Brian  has many years experience in Projects and Infrastructure. He provides services for government and private sector infrastructure projects from inception through to completion. A special emphasis is placed on advising government on the tendering process. His expertise covers works and maintenance contracts, performance based maintenance and service agreements, project management agreements, subcontract agreements, architect/consulting engineers agreements, BOOT projects, mediation, dispute resolution, arbitration and litigation of construction/engineering disputes and claims for extension of time and variations.

He is highly regarded for his advice to clients on outsourcing infrastructure projects with an emphasis on transport and water, drafting tender documentation, advising on tender evaluation methodologies and the probity aspects of the tender process including as probity adviser and auditor. Brian also has significant experience that will benefit clients from sitting on government tender evaluation committees and reviewing tenders for compliance and drafting evaluation committee reports to board level and negotiations for contracts with preferred tenderers.

Brian's Achievements & Credentials

Brian was selected for inclusion in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2014/15 & 2016) for Construction, (2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 & 2012/13) Projects and Infrastructure and also for (2010/11 & 2011/12) Transport. Brian was selected for inclusion in the Asialaw Profiles Legal Directory (2017) and also selected for specific mention in the Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Legal Directory (2017) for Government.

Brian was selected for inclusion in the Chambers and Partners Legal Directory 2016 for Government. He is noted for garnering ‘praise from interviewees as someone who "really understands what is needed" and for being "very good at communicating and very responsive."’

He is a trained mediator with the Australian Commercial Disputes Centre and has acted on large mediations since the inception of mediation as a recognised form of dispute resolution in Australia.


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