Tim is a specialist construction lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience. His practice includes front end drafting and advisory and disputes work.
Tim’s front end work includes drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts for mechanical works such as supply contracts and long term maintenance contracts for rolling stock, supply and install contracts for blast furnaces, EPC Contracts for wind and gas fired power plants, design and construct contracts for civil works such as roads, airport runways and taxi lanes and design and construct contracts for high rise residential and hotel developments.
Over a long period of time Tim has acted for both Contractors and Principals in a range of disputes. Tim has been involved in litigating and mediating these claims in the Supreme Courts of NSW and Queensland, in the Federal Court and by arbitration and mediation.
‘I have used Tim Coleman at Piper Alderman for over 10 years – he knows our business intimately and provides a quick turnaround.’ – Client Testimony: Construction client, 2018
Recent deals and media coverage
Joint venture secures WA contract – 5 January 2016
- The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific – Recommended for Construction – 2019 edition
- Law Society of NSW
27 May 2019
Can a principal elect to claim general damages rather than liquidated damages?Read More
06 March 2019
New protections when buying residential property off the planRead More
11 February 2019
Quality Control: Adjudicators must provide adequate reasonsRead More
11 February 2019
Groundhog Day: When will the court remit an adjudication application?Read More
01 February 2019
Use it or lose it: Claimants must respond quickly if liquidated damages are levied against...Read More
11 January 2019