Our Infrastructure team advises on the project development, procurement, construction, investment, ownership and management of infrastructure assets and services. 

We assist with:

  • Project development, including securing land tenure and development rights/permits
  • Project structuring
  • Project and debt financing
  • Tendering and contract documents
  • Public-private partnerships (PPPs)
  • Construction contracts
  • Operation and maintenance agreements
  • Contract administration, risk minimisation strategies and project delivery
  • Dispute minimisation and early dispute avoidance strategies
  • Resolving claims for variations, extensions of time, delay and other project claims
  • Project dispute resolution
  • Negotiation and drafting of:
    • Concession agreements
    • Development agreements
    • Tender documentation
    • Interface agreements
    • Construction contracts
    • Supply agreements
    • Offtake agreements
    • Project and debt finance documents
    • Property and access agreements
    • Step-in arrangements



Who we advise

We act across the project lifecycle for national and international developers, consortia, contractors, sponsors, financiers, equity providers, consultants, vendors and purchasers.


Our team has deep industry experience acting across numerous industry sectors including:

  • Transport infrastructure, including major road, rail, rolling stock, ports and airport projects and investments
  • Social infrastructure, including education facilities, social housing, and the care and accommodation sector (health, disability, retirement and aged care)
  • Water infrastructure
  • LNG pipeline projects
  • IT infrastructure including fibre optics and data centres
  • Industrial plant
  • Energy generation, distribution and transmission projects
  • Resource extraction and beneficiation project

Why we are the experts

Our multi-disciplinary, commercially focussed and responsive team seamlessly advise across all the aspects of a major project life cycle, integrating related corporate advisory, project finance, planning, real estate and insolvency advice.

We partner with our clients to navigate the demands, time pressures and complexities of their projects.  We are on hand to provide valuable, timely and innovative commercial legal advice to meet our clients’ business needs.

Infrastructure Team.

Matt Baumgurtel


Veno Panicker


Peter Williams


Brit Ibanez

Partner, Head of Litigation

Brad Allen


James Simpson


Hamish Geddes


Hamish Geddes - Hamilton Locke

Phil Creagh


Tony Britt

Special Counsel

Tony Britt - Hamilton Locke

Hannah Jones

Senior Associate

Hannah Jones - Hamilton Locke

Adriaan van der Merwe

Special Counsel

David O’Carroll

Senior Associate

Grania Clark

Senior Associate

Nicholas Achurch

Senior Associate

Nicholas Achurch - Hamilton Locke

Gareth Howard


Gareth Howard - Hamilton Locke

William Ryan


Rahul Tijoriwala


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