Lendlease Australia responds to Sydney Morning Herald

  • 5 Feb 2020
The article makes a statement that Lendlease “spares no expense in contesting government regulations and altering contracts in its favour”.  This isn’t correct and doesn’t reflect how Lendlease has conducted its business for the 60-plus years it has been operating. It also grossly oversimplifies the reality of delivering city shaping projects, with their myriad refinements, negotiations and compromises, to one simple contract. 

In addition, it’s not open to Lendlease, or any contracting party, to alter contracts unilaterally. Contracts are only amended by agreement between the parties, which occurs when there is benefit to all parties.