About Us


Fenwick Elliott Grace was established at the beginning of 2006. We specialise in areas of law with a high technical content, particularly construction, infrastructure, engineering and rail projects. The firm is designed to provide world class professional standards in this specialist field without large firm overheads.


Top-notch Australian construction support
Tony Walsh
GE Gas Power
As a long term client of FEG for almost 10 years, we can always rely on getting high quality, rapid and commercial legal support. They really know their stuff and deliver high quality advice within the tight time frames allocated.
Michael Gramazio
Synergy Construct
Brilliant work ... really appreciate the clarity and quick turnaround.
Anthony Carbone


Our lawyers have between them decades of national and international industry based and legal experience, giving us an unrivalled depth of knowledge and understanding of the challenges and pressures of the construction industry. We apply outstanding technical and commercial skills and expertise to supporting our clients in meeting these challenges in a cost effective and practical way.

Our People

Jeanie Elliott


Jeanie has been a construction law specialist since 1992 with substantial experience at the front end and in dispute resolution, and is qualified in New Zealand, England and South Australia.

Tom Grace


Tom is an engineer who set up and successfully ran a construction company for 20 years before becoming a lawyer. Tom is known for his practical insights, his legal acumen and his capabilities as advocate and negotiator. 

Jordan Schutz


Jordan is a dedicated and tireless advocate for his clients with a sharp intellect, complemented by commerciality grounded in common sense. Since joining Fenwick Elliott Grace in 2017, Jordan is experienced in medium and large scale litigation disputes.

Nicholas Hay

Senior Associate

Nicholas was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2020 after graduating from Adelaide University with a Bachelor of Laws in 2019.

Joanna Hawke


Joanna was admitted to legal practice in the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2022 after graduating the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Laws in 2021. 

Our Values

Integrity – we are consistently open, honest, ethical and genuine

Professional – we hold ourselves to the highest standards of behaviour and performance

Client focus – we build long-term, collaborative client relationships through good communication, responsiveness, honesty, dependability, and trust

Technical Excellence – we are experts in our specialist field

Commercial – we apply our legal skills to providing accessible, useful advice that considers our clients’ strategic and commercial objectives and supports decision-making

Determination – we fight hard to get good outcomes for our clients

Teamwork – we treat people fairly and with respect and provide an inclusive, flexible, and supportive environment which promotes growth and a cohesive team.

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