Academic profile of Senior Fellow Jeremy Chenoweth, Melbourne Law School
Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
Jeremy Chenoweth is a partner with Ashurst Australia who specialises in major construction and infrastructure projects and disputes.
He works closely with clients in the energy and resources sectors, advising on the development and administration of significant private and public infrastructure, power generation plant construction and refurbishments and mining and petroleum lease developments.
Jeremy has held positions on the leadership team of the US $18.5 billion Santos GLNG Project as Queensland Legal Manager and lead construction lawyer, and has worked closely with a number of global resources companies, including on secondment as senior in-house Counsel with BHP Billiton.
Jeremy leads Ashurst's regional mining disputes capability and is a member of the firm's resource industry global core team.
Described as a 'leading construction disputes lawyer' and 'constantly thinking of ways to protect the client's position' (Asia Pacific Legal 500), Jeremy is also acknowledged in Best Lawyers in the field of Construction/Infrastructure, Litigation and Oil and Gas Law, and in Doyle's Guide to Leading Construction Lawyers.
Jeremy is a Director of the Society of Construction Law Australia, immediate past Chair of the QLS Mining and Resources Committee, a Member of the Centre for International Minerals and Energy Law and a Member of the Practice and Procedure Board of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA). Jeremy is also a current Director of Engineers Without Borders Australia.