Todd Spiller




Todd is an experienced projects litigator with a broad practice involving disputes in the civil construction, oil and gas, energy and resources, transport and social infrastructure sectors.

Todd has acted for principal and contractor clients in State and Federal Court proceedings, in adjudication, and in arbitrations pursuant to ICC, CITEAC and bespoke rules. 

Todd advises on all aspects of project delivery, including contract administration, claims management, dispute strategy and commercial settlement. 

Todd is a member of the Society of Construction Law and Building Dispute Practitioner’s Society.  

Key deals

Shell - QCLNG LNG Project

Acted in relation to arbitrations involving disputes valued at +$250 million and +$1 billion arising from the Queensland Curtis Island LNG project (+$20 billion).

Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal

Acted in Queensland Supreme Court proceedings defending claims by the earthworks contractor for critical delay, lost productivity and redesign.

Tunnel project

Acted in NSW Supreme Court proceedings (Technology and Construction List) relating to alleged defects in the shotcrete and mechanical and engineering works in a +$1 billion twin tollway in Sydney.

Equipment trial project

Acted for a Chinese ultra-class mining truck and metallurgical equipment developer in CIETAC arbitral proceedings in relation to a dispute arising from a truck trial project at a coal mine in Queensland.

QNGR Project

Acted in relation to claims and disputes on the Queensland New Generation Rollingstock $5 billion PPP.

Solar farm

I advised in relation to contract administration, claims management and statutory adjudications in relation to a solar farm project in Queensland.

Ichthys Project

Acted in relation to significant disputes concerning the construction of the onshore facilities for the A$40 billion LNG Project in Darwin.