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Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Laws
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
Diploma of Project Management
Registered Adjudicator, Building & Construction Industry Payments Act
Sessional Member, Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

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John Carey is the Partner in charge of the Building and Construction team at wilson/ryan/grose Lawyers. He has been practicing in this area for over 20 years and advises Principals, Contractors, Subcontractors and Consultants in relation to risk and risk management on all projects. He has a particular interest in project delivery methods and ensuring projects are properly documented.

He is also a sessional member of QCAT and a registered adjudicator under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act (“BCIPA”).

Experience includes:

Front-End Services 

  • Drafting of tender documentation, tender assessments and risk analysis, including for all contract types and project delivery methods such as D&C, BOOT, PPP, EPCM and FIDIC.
  • Drafting project specific or amended Australian Standard contracts for all projects.
  • Advising on all aspects of probity including drafting probity plans, probity and tender assessment reports.

Contract Administration/Back End Services

  • Assisting with monitoring and administration of contracts including preparing and responding to all claims under head contracts and subcontract.
  • All aspects of BCIPA including expert advice on validity of payment claims, drafting payment schedules, adjudication applications and adjudication responses. Providing advices on prospects of successfully overturning adjudication decisions.
  • Advising, lodging and responding to claims under the Subcontractors Charges Act
  • All aspects of dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration.