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Graham is a highly experienced construction, projects and procurement lawyer. Acting for both public and private sector clients, he has extensive experience in leading negotiations and documenting complex construction and other commercial arrangements.

Graham regularly acts for Government and private sector clients in connection with the planning and delivery of high profile projects nationally. In addition to his work in procurement and construction, Graham undertakes a range of other legal work for his clients including the negotiation of commercial and funding agreements, advising on tender processes and contract administration issues.

Graham brings particular insight and experience through his previous senior legal roles with the NSW Government. Prior to recommencing private practice over 8 years ago, Graham was General Counsel at NSW Treasury Corporation and subsequently NSW Roads and Traffic Authority (now Roads and Maritime Services). During this time Graham played a key role in major public procurement projects from planning and development through to tendering and negotiation, project administration and dispute resolution.

Qualifications

  • BA, LLB (Hons)

Independent Recognition

  • Recognised Practitioner in Chambers Asia-Pacific in Construction & Infrastructure, 2016 and 2015 and in Government, 2016
  • Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific in Construction, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014
  • Highly recommended in Transport in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2012 and 2011
  • Listed in Government since 2013, Construction & Infrastructure since 2014 and Transportation Law since 2016 in Best Lawyers Australia
  • Listed as a leading Construction Lawyer in Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession

Industry associations

  • Member of the Society of Construction Law Australia

Graham's Recent Experience

Department of Defence

Acting for the Department of Defence on a range of national construction projects using different delivery methods.

Transport for NSW

Advising on the procurement of a new fleet of fast ferries which will start operating in late 2016.