About Andrew

Andrew is a leading construction and infrastructure lawyer with a long track record of playing a lead role in many of Australia's most significant major projects. Andrew advises both public sector and private sector clients on all aspects of project delivery, including outsourcing and procurement, and project agreements.

He also advises on construction contracts, operating agreements and other project documents. In particular, Andrew has vast experience in complex construction and infrastructure projects and a particular expertise in Public Private Partnerships.

Patrick is also co-head of the firm's Infrastructure Sector team.

Capabilities


Construction

Experience

  • GMW Connections Project

    Advising Goulburn Murray Water on major upgrade and modernisation of its water irrigation network in northern Victoria.

  • VicRoads

    Advisins VicRoads on a vaariety of road infrastructure projects, including its state-wide highway safety barrier program

  • Western Roads Upgrade PPP

    Advising the D&C contractor on all aspects of its successful bid for this PPP

  • Westgate Tunnel project

    Advising a D&C joint venture on its bid for this major urban road project

  • ACT Law Courts PPP project

    Advising Macquarie Capital and Laing O'Rourke consortium on its successful bid for this PPP project and ongoing project advice on implementation issues and refinancing

  • "He's pretty calm and laid back, and he's a good negotiator. If we ever have tough negotiations on front-end matters, he will be able to deal with those in a commercial way."

    Chambers Asia Pacific

  • "A solutions-driven lawyer who knows our pressure points, and rather than telling us what the problem is, gives us a solution."

    Chambers Asia Pacific

  • "He's very pragmatic, his advice isn't over-legalistic but is tailored to the commercial reality and is very strategic."

    Chambers Asia Pacific

  • "Particularly impressed with his speed of service, attention to detail and ability to add value to the deal both from a legal perspective and with commercial suggestions."

    Chambers Asia Pacific

  • "He provides exceptional service, is always available, consistently adds value to every transaction, and adds gravitas to every negotiation."

    Legal 500 Asia Pacific

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