Navigant Expands into Australia

13-Mar-2018 10:14 AM

CHICAGO & PERTH, Australia--()--Navigant (NYSE: NCI) today announced the expansion of its global Construction practice (GCP) into Australia, with new offices in Perth and Sydney.


The expansion of Navigant’s global Construction practice, a practice within the company’s Disputes, Forensics, and Legal Technology (DFLT) segment, is another step in expanding Navigant’s global, industry-leading expert and advisory services work for high-stakes legal and regulatory proceedings.

“Our formal expansion to add Australian offices is a great example of our commitment to investing and growing where there is sustainable demand from our clients as we have been working intensely there with global construction clients for years,” said Lee Spirer, executive vice president and chief growth and transformation officer. “We are excited to continue our growth on a new continent.”

The office locations consist of experts in the company’s construction industry disputes and advisory practice and will provide competencies in the areas of commercial, contract, and program management services to all sectors of the construction industry.

Navigant brings the functional expertise, industry depth, expert specialization, and global reach to support companies and counsel throughout all phases of construction-related litigation, arbitration, or regulatory proceedings. Around the globe, contractors, owners, architects, engineers, insurers, lenders, and their counsel rely on Navigant services to mitigate execution risks throughout the life cycle of capital projects.

“The growth of our presence in Asia-Pacific further strengthens our ability to support our global clients and bring enhanced value to the regional market,” said Darin L. Buchalter managing director and Navigant’s global Construction practice leader. “The global Construction practice provides expert and advisory services on the world’s most complex capital projects and will be the foundation to provide a full range of DFLT services.”

Navigant’s global Construction practice was named Construction Expert Witness Firm of the Year in 2017 by Who’s Who Legal and recently 20 Navigant Construction practice directors and managing directors were identified as leading experts for construction by Who’s Who Legal 2018.

Navigant’s legal and risk professionals serve companies facing financial, operational, and reputational challenges. With proven methodologies and the latest tools and technologies, our experts provide counsel, support, and solutions for business professionals who manage risk, including outside counsel, general counsel, compliance officers, internal auditors, members of the C-suite, and corporate boards across a range of industry sectors around the globe. Navigant’s solutions enable clients and their counsel to address critical business issues, aggressively manage risk, and tackle complex litigation.

About Navigant

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at


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