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ricsEngineers Australia

Renewables Lawyers

We are Electrical and Control Systems Engineers

Before we became lawyers, we were capable of designing and installing High Voltage Generation and High Voltage and Low Voltage Distribution Systems including Switchboards, Protection Schemes, sizing Uninterruptable Power Supplies, Inverters, BESS, and Statcom Systems as used in wind and solar farms and conducting load flow and harmonic studies

We designed and supervised the installation of Variable Speed Drives, HV and LV Cabling and Distribution, Capacitor Banks, Motor Control Centres, PLC, Profibus, Modbus, and Honeywell Device Net control systems, Fire Detection and Protection Systems, EWIS, Lighting, General Power, Computer, Data, PABX and Telephone systems, supervised testing and commissioning tasks, certified completed installations and negotiated electricity supply agreements and connection requirements with AEMO, Pacific Power and many Supply Authorities around the Country.

We are members of Engineers Australia and the CIBSE and participated in the creation and updates to Australian Standards. We attend regular seminars sponsored by engineers Australia and AEMO.

We managed adjudication and arbitration processes in Australia, Dubai and Singapore.

Electrical and Control Systems Engineers

What do we help our clients with?

Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Gas, Hybrid projects, Battery energy storage;
Sale and Purchase of energy agreements;
Power trading, cross border supply and wheeling
AEMO compliance issues;
Project development and financing;
Planning, environmental and property issues;
Site Acquisition;
EOIs, MOUs, In-Principle agreements;
Design and Procurement Strategies;
Construction and operations support;
Intellectual property, including patents;
Litigation and disputes, including alternative dispute resolution (ADR), arbitration and mediation
Renewables commercial and regulatory issues
Taxation issues.

Field of Specialization

Our specialist field is commercial project development, defining scope, cost and procurement and construction plans. We are also experts in the field of claim preparation and defense for delay, scope changes, variations and unforeseen events.
Australian Institute of Project ManagementricsChartered Institute of ArbitratorsEngineers AustraliaICCP

Specific Professional Engagements

Strategic advice to major turbine manufacturer for tendering and development and commissioning of several wind farms in Australia and New Caledonia. Contract administration tasks including drafting of correspondence, back-end claim management, determination of merit and contractual entitlement for cost claims, delay and disruption and preparation of submissions and evidence bundles for arbitration proceedings conducted by major external law firm.
Claims preparation for contractor hired to erect several windfarms. Prepared the Payment Claim for 18m of outstanding variations on changes to the electrical requirements to the provision of unsuitable roads by the principal, which caused damage to turbine blades during transport.
Wind Mill Constuction
Prepared an expert report for a major law firm as electrical engineering experts regarding changes to the scope of the electrical installation works and the additional costs of variations that arose due to factory-assembled and pre-wired masts not being suitable for the new turbine models delivered for the project.
Prepared claim for turbines damaged in transit due to poor preparation of roads by civil contractor.
Civil Contractor

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Head Office Address:
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Level 54/111 Eagle St
Brisbane City QLD 4000

Phone Number: 1300 710 864

Fax Number: 07 3839 5393

Business Name: Renewables Lawyers

Status: Registered


ABN: 40 650 782 317

Category: Law firm

Services: Security of Payments Act QLD, Claims Preparation,
CPM Delay Analysis, Construction Law


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Queensland Law Society Member
Australian Institute of Project Management
Member Institute of Arbitrators
Fellow Institute of Construction Claims Practitioners
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

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