Nick has significant expertise in the development, drafting and negotiation of complex project documentation spanning all forms of project delivery including Relationship Contracting (Alliancing, ITC, Managing Contractor and EPCM), PPPs, Traditional Delivery (D&C, Construct Only and EPC) – in addition to bespoke arrangements within each of these models.

He is also highly sought after internationally for his expertise in Relationship Contracting – having spearheaded the development and drafting of many of the collaborative agreements used by government on major infrastructure projects.


Recent experience
  • Lead legal adviser to Level Crossing Removal Project, having advised on all the procurements since 2014 on this $20 billion program of level crossing removals and major rail upgrades.

  • Advising Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) on the development of a bespoke procurement strategy and commercial structure for the streamlined procurement of complex major rail projects using the alliance delivery model including preparing panel and template agreements.

  • Advising the owner of the international airport terminal in Montreal on the procurement strategy and the subsequent implementation of the alliance delivery model on the $3 billion expansion of the terminal.

  • Advising MTIA on the North East Link Project in relation to the introduction and implementation of collaborative elements into the PPP structure.

  • Best Lawyers

    Construction/Infrastructure Law

  • Doyle’s Guide

    Leading Front End Construction, Infrastructure & Projects Lawyers

  • IFLR1000

    Notable Practitioner, Project Development