Sinead Brickley

Sinead Brickley




Sinead Brickley practises in the fields of construction, infrastructure and energy, primarily in the area of dispute resolution and dispute avoidance.

Sinead has practised in the area of construction law, both in Australia and internationally, for over 10 years. She acts on behalf of all stakeholders in the construction and infrastructure sectors, including principals, head contractors, sub-contractors and consultants.


Sinead's area of practice is focused primarily on dispute resolution and dispute avoidance. She has advised and represented clients in relation to a wide range of issues arising out of construction and infrastructure projects, including claims in respect of defective works, variations, extensions of time, prolongation and acceleration costs.

Sinead has experience in a broad range of formal and informal dispute resolution mechanisms including mediation, expert determination, court proceedings and arbitration.

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Recent experience


  • Advising a contractor in relation to design and contractual obligations arising on the North West Rail Link project.​​

  • Representing Project Co in relation to defect claims arising on a large hospital infrastructure project in Victoria.

  • Acting for a managing contractor in Supreme Court proceedings in relation to claims for extensions of time, variations, defects and project milestone payments on a Victorian prison upgrade project.


  • Best Lawyers 
    Construction and Infrastructure

  • Doyle's Guide - Rising Stars
    Construction and Infrastructure (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019)

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