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Alex advises on the delivery and sale of major infrastructure projects, particularly in the transport and public private partnership sector.
Alex primarily acts for sponsors, financiers, government agencies and contractors in relation to the development and financing of a wide range of major infrastructure and construction projects throughout Australia and Asia. Alex works closely together with clients to develop optimal project structures and practical solutions to meet his clients' commercial objectives.
Based in the Melbourne office, Alex is an Associate in the Firm's Project Development and Finance Group.
Western Distributor / West Gate Tunnel: Advising Transurban in relation to its AUD5.5 billion market led proposal to the Victorian Government to deliver the West Gate Tunnel Project in Melbourne, Victoria*.
CityLink Tullamarine Freeway Widening: Advised Transurban in relation to its AUD1.2 billion market led proposal to the Victorian Government to upgrade and widen CityLink and the Tullamarine Freeway in Melbourne, Victoria.*
EastWest Link Tunnel: Advised Transurban in relation to the $6 billion EastWest Link tunnel project in Melbourne, Victoria.*
NorthConnex: Advised Transurban in relation to the AUD3 billion NorthConnex road project in NSW, Australia.*
Transmission Gully PPP: Advised the Wellington Gateway Partnership (comprising The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Leighton Contractors, HEB Construction, Accident Compensation Corporation of New Zealand and InfraRed Infrastructure) in relation to the NZ$850 million design and construction of the Transmission Gully Motorway in New Zealand, the first road PPP in New Zealand. This transaction was awarded Asia-Pacific PPP Deal of the Year 2014 by IJGlobal and Project Finance International.*
Queensland Motorways: Advised IFM, Borealis and GIC in relation to their unsuccessful bid for Queensland Motorways, including the concessions to operate the Logan and Gateway Motorways, Legacy Way Tunnel, Clem7 Tunnel and the Go-Between Bridge.*
Bendigo Hospital PPP: Advised the successful consortium (led by Capella) in relation to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the AUD630 million Bendigo Hospital in Victoria, Australia*.
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre PPP: Advised the financiers in relation to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the AUD1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Victoria.*
Defence Alliance Agreement: Advised a joint venture in relation to a complex alliance agreement for the support and ongoing capability enhancement, sustainment and maintenance of the Royal Australian Navy's ANZAC Class Ships.*
Warehouse and Distribution Services: Acted for Linfox in the negotiation of the prime contract for Warehousing and Distribution Services with the Commonwealth government.*
*Representative experience prior to joining White & Case