Building a more sustainable future

Laing O'Rourke Australia
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The construction industry is one of the essential pillars of modern society. Yet the sustainability of the industry is in question following the COVID-19 pandemic and the collapse of multiple high-profile construction companies. Despite a boost in government spending in the sector, procurement and spikes in material prices pose serious challenges for the industry.

Annabel Crookes, Legal Director - Australia and Matthew Frazer, Head of Legal – Australia, recently co-authored an essay on how this climate presents a significant opportunity and catalyst for step change and industry-wide innovation in the way projects are procured, delivered and governed. Click here to view the essay, first published in the Law Society Journal March 2023 edition ‘A Sustainable Profession.’