Liz Hatcher's practice is focused on litigation and arbitration particularly within the energy, resources, and major infrastructure sectors. She has experience with complex, high-value energy and construction disputes.
Liz's recent experience includes claims arising out of the construction of gas and power processing facilities in the Middle East, acting for global engineering and construction firms in high-value construction disputes, as well as advising contractors regarding intricate breach of contract claims.
Liz worked on an EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contract dispute (circa $1.4b), related to an LNG (liquefied natural gas) project that involved the development of coal seam gas fields and hubs in South East Queensland. The litigation proceedings included issues around delay, disruption, and defective materials.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2018, Liz was an active member of the Robina Community Legal Clinic, where she gained experience in various areas of law. During this time she was also awarded "best communicator" and won first place in the Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal's (AAT) negotiation competition.
- Bond University (Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 2018; J.D. with first class honors 2017); Western University (B.A. with an honors specialization in Criminology 2012)
- Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia