Construction Industry in Australia (2024)

Our Experience in the Construction Industry

Blaze Business & Legal has a huge amount of experience and expertise in the Construction Industry of Australia.

Rachelle Hare has been a specialist Construction Lawyer for 23+ years, has worked within Thiess, Laing O'Rourke, DHA, Golding Contractors and Acciona, and has advised hundreds of construction companies on various projects and issues. She has also advised a number of construction and related companies on business issues, helping them solve problems and improve the performance of their business.

Rachelle has drafted and advised on every standard form Construction Contract used in Australia, including AS 2124, AS 4300, AS 4000, AS 4902, AS 4915, AS 4916, ASDEFCON (Defence), Suite of Facilities Contracts (Defence). Commonwealth Contracting Suite (CCS), GC21, ABIC, Master Builders Contracts, and many more. She has advised on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), Alliances, Mining Contracts, Construction Contracts, Civil Works Contracts, Infrastructure Contracts, Rail Contracts, Waste Recovery Facilities, and Wastewater Treatment Plants, Factories, Schools and Universities and many other construction projects. 

Shannon Drew has advised businesses in the Construction Industry over his last 20+ years working within business and as a consultant. He is an expert in helping businesses in all aspects of their operations, including financially. Shannon is a Management Accountant who specialises in helping businesses to solve their cash flow challenges and build useful financial reports. 

About the Author

Rachelle Hare

Rachelle Hare - Managing Director and Principal Practitioner of Blaze Business & Legal

Rachelle Hare

Rachelle Hare is a highly experienced Construction Lawyer and Contract Lawyer, with over 23 years of experience in Tier 1 and Tier 2 Construction Firms, Top Tier Private Practice and Government.

With 23+ years of experience as a Senior Lawyer, Strategic Contracting Adviser and Management Consultant in Construction Law, Contracts, Major Projects, Commercial Advisory, Compliance, Procurement, Contract Management and Risk Management, Rachelle has the rare skills to offer you seamless business advice and legal advice to help support your organisation.


As well as a Lawyer and Business Adviser, Rachelle has also acted as a Strategic Procurement Adviser, Compliance Manager, Strategic Risk Adviser and Commercial Manager.

Rachelle owns
Blaze Business & Legal, a combined Commercial Law Firm and Business Advisory Firm located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Blaze Business & Legal assists a broad range of clients in the Construction Industry and related industries, and advises owners, contractors, subcontractors, NFPs and other organisations on a broad range of Construction Law, Commercial Law, Business Advisory and Management Consulting issues in Brisbane, Queensland and around Australia.

Rachelle also owns Blaze Professional Learning, where she offers practical contracting skills, hands-on experience in drafting and working with contracts, and industry insights to help Professionals upskill and advance their careers with real-world skills.

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