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Nick Longley

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Nick is a Partner at HFW with more than 30 years' experience as a construction and construction insurance lawyer. He primarily advises head contractors, specialist subcontractors and construction design consultants. He focuses on arbitration and large scale litigation relating to major transport infrastructure and energy-related projects, particularly renewable energy.

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Nick is a Partner at HFW with more than 30 years' experience as a construction and construction insurance lawyer. He primarily advises head contractors, specialist subcontractors and construction design consultants. He focuses on arbitration and large scale litigation relating to major transport infrastructure and energy-related projects, particularly renewable energy.

He is a fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an executive board member of ACICA. Nick is a practicing arbitrator and is on the list of arbitrators at the HKIAC, a Grade 3 Resolution Institute arbitrator as well as being on the list of arbitrators held by the Asian International Arbitration Centre.

He is a fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a director of ACICA. Nick is on the list of arbitrators at the HKIAC, a Grade 3 Resolution Institute arbitrator as well as being on the list of arbitrators held by the Asian International Arbitration Centre.

Key Experience includes:

  • Acting for Korean EPC contractors in relation to disputes concerning the construction of a power plant in Iraq.Key Experience includes:
  • Representing an International joint venture contractor in insurance claims for a rail tunnelling project in Perth, Australia.
  • Acting for an Engineering consultant in multi-party proceedings in the NSW Supreme Court relating to tunnelling project in Sydney
  • Acting for EPC contractors for solar farm projects in Queensland, NSW and Victoria in claims under the EPC Contract and claims against subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Acting for specialist heavy lift contractors in claims against the head contractor relating to claims for delays and additional works relating to a wind farm project in Victoria.
  • Advising Korean EPC contractors in respect of claims for additional work and defects relating to a hydro-power plant in Pakistan.

Nick is admitted in England and Wales, Hong Kong and Victoria, Australia. Nick advises on projects globally from his base in Melbourne.

Nick is listed as a Construction expert in Who's Who Legal and a leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyers in the Doyles Guide.

Nick is highly recommended by Chambers and Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 for Construction. Clients praise Nick for his"hands-on approach" and noted: "with his involvement, we feel comfortable that the company's interests will be safeguarded"

Melbourne

Level 39, Bourke Place
600 Bourke Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Australia

Office Telephone: +61 (0)3 8601 4500
Office Fax: +61 (0)3 8601 4555

Direct Dial (Melbourne): +61 (0)3 8601 4585

Mobile: +61 408 231 428

Hong Kong

15th Floor, Tower One
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong SAR

Office Telephone: +852 3983 7788
Office Fax: +852 3983 7766

Direct Dial (Hong Kong): +852 3983 7680

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