Angus Dawson

Associate, Sydney


Angus advises governments and contractors on a range of matters in complex construction, projects and infrastructure disputes, including for liabilities, claims and appropriate dispute resolution for scope, variation, timing and quality issues.


Angus is an Associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice, acting for clients in disputes before the Australian courts and alternative forums of dispute resolution. Angus advises clients on major infrastructure projects, in particular regarding transportation (road and rail) and building, on conflicts that may emerge and how to manage construction claims.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of New South Wales
High Court of Australia
University of New South Wales
University of New South Wales


Moorebank Intermodal Terminal
Acting for Moorebank Intermodal Company on the $1.5 billion Moorebank Intermodal Terminal in south-west Sydney. Angus is advising in relation to arbitrations against the developer Qube Limited and its subsidiaries, arising from construction claims for variations and delay costs.

New Royal Adelaide Hospital*
Acting for a major subcontractor on liabilities, strategic negotiation and dispute resolution against the head contractor, other major subcontractors and its own subcontractors. Angus worked closely with the client in preparing and defending claims, involving complex scope and delay issues.

Spring Farm Resource Recovery Park*
Assisting in successful appeal proceedings in the NSW Court of Appeal on behalf of 4 local councils on variation disputes.

Advising major domestic financiers regarding project risks under construction contracts.*

Acting for vendors in relation to a claim for misleading or deceptive conduct in relation to the sale of a business and land.*

*Experience gained in a previous role