Piper Alderman welcomes partner in national projects, infrastructure and construction team
Leading national law firm, Piper Alderman, continues its expansion this month of its project, infrastructure and construction expertise with the appointment of Ben McLeod as a partner in its Melbourne office.
Ben is a strategic advisor across all stages of the project lifecycle, from procurement and contract administration through to dispute resolution and avoidance. He has particular expertise in the strategic management and resolution of complex disputes, having acted for principals, contractors and consultants on major infrastructure projects in Australia and internationally. He has assisted clients across a range of industries, including transport, utilities, property development and power (renewable and non-renewable).
In 2022, Ben was listed by Doyle’s Guide as a recommended ‘back end’ Construction and Infrastructure lawyer in Victoria. He was also named as a ‘Rising Star’ by Doyle’s Guide in 2021.
Prior to joining Piper Alderman, Ben was a Special Counsel in the Construction team at Maddocks.
Commenting on his decision to join Piper Alderman, Ben said:
“Piper Alderman has built a strong reputation in the construction and infrastructure space. With a strong pipeline of work across the renewable energy, resources and infrastructure sectors, I’m thrilled to be joining the team to further drive its growth.”
Managing Partner, Tony Britten-Jones, commented:
“Our national projects, infrastructure and construction team continues to go from strength to strength. We are very pleased to be welcoming Ben as part of the national team in our Melbourne office. His experience in all stages of a project lifecycle is a welcome addition to our team.”
Related Media Coverage
- Piper Alderman Welcomes Ben McLeod as Partner in the National Projects, Infrastructure and Construction Team – Global Legal Chronicle, 17 November 2022 (paywall)
- Piper Alderman recruits Melbourne partner – Lawyers Weekly, 17 November 2022
- Piper Alderman admits new partner from Maddocks – Australasian Lawyer, 15 November 2022