"the ability, on such a diverse project, to have one provider who can provide all the advice - this was such a strength."
Advised the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads on the A$1 billion light rail project for the Gold Coast from inception of the project at the business case stage, through procurement as a PPP to final negotiation of the commercial arrangements and negotiation and implementation of Stage 2.
Advised the State of Queensland on its competitive global procurement process and project documentation for the roll out of an innovative a new public transport ticketing system for Queensland. The successful tenderer and current go card operator, Cubic Transportation Systems, will deliver the new system in South East Queensland and in 18 regional areas.
Acting for the Australian Government in four heavily fought and ground-breaking claims (valued together at more than A$750 million) brought by the Government against global pharmaceutical companies, arising from delays in competition for blockbuster medicines in the Australian market.
Advised the Victorian Government in relation to all aspects of the Victorian Schools PPP Project. This included advising on the bidding process and contract development (including EOI and RFBB and other project documentation), bid evaluation and contract negotiation and the provision of general advice regarding legal and commercial issues as they arose.
Corrs acted for Transport for NSW regarding its acquisition of land for the $2.4 billion Parramatta Light Rail – Stage 1 project. The acquisitions were largely undertaken via negotiated agreements with land owners and required Corrs to advise on issues relevant to the acquisition of strata scheme land in accordance with the Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 (NSW).