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Liliana Vaccaro

Special Counsel

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"I am a front-end and back-end construction lawyer with over 6 years’ experience acting on construction transactions and disputes for developers, contractors, subcontractors and consultants on residential, commercial, hospitality, retail, mixed use, infrastructure and solar projects."

Liliana’s experience includes all forms of tender negotiation, contract procurement, construction management and dispute resolution, including court, arbitration, expert determination, mediation and security of payment adjudication. She regularly assists her clients by providing advice on project documentation, risk allocation and contract administration. She is also experienced in advising on project delivery issues, development side deeds and agreements for lease.

Her extensive contract drafting experience includes drafting and negotiating a broad range of construction contracts and associated documents including most forms of Australian Standards contracts, bespoke contracts, tender documents, consultancy agreements, tripartite agreements and guarantees.

Liliana has advised and acted on many complex construction disputes, including those relating to latent conditions, variations, delay claims and programming, security, insurance, defective works and damages for breach of contract.

AMP Capital — prepared suite of contracts for design and construct, drafting and negotiating various construction documents for various projects.

An ASX-listed global investment manager — project lawyer for a complex high-rise commercial tower and residential and retail precinct on Sydney harbour valued at over $1bn requiring the retention of the existing concrete structure and hazardous materials remediation. Advised on request for tender conditions, construction contracts (in which obligations under agreements for lease, current and future authority requirements, finance documentation were considered and backed down), other project documentation and ongoing contract administration and project delivery issues.

Crown Developments — prepared consultant contracts (short form and long form) and subcontract suite of contracts for supply only, supply and installation, design and construct, supply and delivery, minor and major construct only and design and construct contracts; negotiating contracts for various projects.

Funders — advise large funders on construction projects.

Global renewable energy contractors — drafted and negotiated EPC and O&M contract documents and letters of intent.

White Developments — advised on a range of tender and contract preparation on large development projects including refurbishment and new build mixed residential and commercial projects.

Practice Areas



Building and Construction

Energy & Resources




Property and Commercial Development