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Matthew Blycha



Level 15
Brookfield Place - Tower 2
123 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000 Australia

Office Telephone: +61 (0)8 9422 4700
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Matthew advises on the development, construction and operation of resource projects. He has worked on large-scale infrastructure projects and project finance transactions in industries including power, mining, rail and oil and gas across Asia, Australia and the Middle East. He acts for operators, managers, contractors, specialist sub-contractors and joint venture participants, and has also worked in-house with energy companies regarding the development of LNG projects.

He advises clients and assists in the negotiations of all forms of project contracts including concession agreements, supply and off-take agreements, and construction contracts including EPC, EPCM, design and construct contracts and operation and maintenance agreements.

Matthew has particular experience with offshore construction and other offshore oil and gas operations. He has advised clients in relation to dispute resolution and has worked with clients on international arbitrations under various rules including ICC, SIAC, UNCITRAL and ad-hoc arbitrations.

Matthew is qualified in Australia and England and Wales.

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Perth has been the epicentre of Australia's recent resources boom with major players in the construction energy and shipping sector engaged in large-scale projects involving mining, LNG, renewables, infrastructure and logistics in Western Australia.

HFW's Perth team are recognised as leaders in the energy space working on ground-breaking renewables projects and helping set the regulatory landscape in terms of grid connections. Our construction and shipping teams have worked on nearly every LNG project, as well as major offshore construction projects in Western Australia in recent years.

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