Megan Calder, Partner, Piper Alderman, Melbourne
Megan has extensive experience in construction and infrastructure, guiding clients through complex front end and litigation work and is known for her experience and expertise across a variety of areas in construction. Having acted for developers, head contractors, sub-contractors, not for profit organisations and statutory insurers.
Megan has a deep understanding of the strategic and practical requirements of her clients through all stages of the construction process, from negotiating the contracts through to resolution of disputes. Her litigation experience has included acting on commercial and residential projects, renewable energy, processing plants, marine and civil infrastructure disputes.
With experience across all jurisdictions, including the High Court of Australia, and dispute resolution forums, including adjudications and arbitrations, Megan has acted on matters ranging from security of payment claims, contractual entitlements and termination to recourse to bank guarantees.
In addition to her litigation experience, Megan has drafted and negotiated contractual documentation and provided advice and construction management services to a variety of clients on different projects.