Anna O'Reilly

Senior Professional Support Lawyer, Melbourne



Anna O'Reilly is a senior professional support lawyer in the Australian team supporting the fee earners on both internal and client facing aspects of professional support.

Prior to joining the professional support team in 2018, Anna practiced as a Counsel in our Project Development and Finance Practice. She advised clients on major infrastructure projects, particularly project financed transactions in the transport, energy and power sectors. Anna has acted for government, sponsors and financiers. On these transactions she has advised on all aspects of the commercial arrangements, including project structuring, construction and procurement contracts, operation and maintenance arrangements, connection and transmission agreements and, for government, the preparation of tender documents, tender evaluations and claims assessment.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
High Court of Australia
LLB (Hons)
University of Tasmania
University of Tasmania


Regional Rail Link*
Acted for the Regional Rail Link Authority in respect of the procurement contracts and tender evaluation of the Regional Rail Link project in Victoria. This transaction was awarded the Infrastructure Project of the Year 2014 by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.

Eastern Distributor and Cross City Tunnel*
Acted for Transurban in relation to the restructure of the operation and maintenance arrangements of the Eastern Distributor and Cross City Tunnel in New South Wales.

Cranbourne Pakenham Rail Corridor Project*
Acted for the consortium of MTR Corporation, John Holland and United Group in respect of their unsolicited  proposal in relation to the Cranbourne Pakenham Rail Corridor Project.

Musselroe Wind Farm*
Acted for Hydro Tasmania in relation to the development of the 168MW Musselroe Wind Farm in Tasmania.

Victorian Desalination Plant*
Acted for SP AusNet in relation to the network and connection assets for the Wonthaggi Desalination Plant in Victoria.

Collgar Wind Farm*
Acted for Investec Bank in relation to the AUD750 million Collgar Wind Farm project in Western Australia. This project was awarded 'Best Project Finance Deal' by Finance Asia.

*Experience gained in a previous role.