Veena has extensive experience in providing commercial legal advice to Commonwealth Government entities and public companies. She advises primarily on probity, commercial property and procurement matters. She also has experience in advising on banking and finance transactions.
Veena's experience includes periods of time seconded to clients as well as a contractor to in-house legal teams of large financial services companies in London. The breadth of her experience equips her to quickly devise solutions that are cognisant of the concerns often faced by contracting parties and practical for clients to implement.
For over 3 years, advising a non-corporate Commonwealth entity on the Australian Government’s largest ICT led business transformation programme, involving numerous procurement activities.
Advising a large non-corporate Commonwealth entity on a procurement of providers for a trial of innovative and flexible service delivery models.
Advising a corporate Commonwealth entity on a major funding program, involving multiple rounds and numerous stakeholders.
Advising a major healthcare provider in relation to its property needs in the ACT, including a portfolio of subleases and underleases in a private medical clinic, and a property restructure to accommodate a new private hospital. Veena also advised on a syndicated loan facility agreement to finance the construction of the hospital.
Acting for non-corporate Commonwealth entities on agreements for lease and leases at major airports nationally, including leases required to exercise statutory functions.
Special counsel joins Maddocks in Canberra
Veena Bedekar has joined Maddocks as a special counsel in the firm’s Canberra office.
Urgent Commonwealth procurements during COVID-19: focus on the urgent; remember the important
Commonwealth procurements are subject to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs)
Emergency changes to tenancy laws – COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill 2020 (ACT)
Important changes to tenancy laws in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) are being proposed