Jennifer Galatas

Counsel, Melbourne



Jennifer is counsel in the Firm's Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group and focuses on the delivery of major projects, particularly in the power, infrastructure and mining sectors.

Jennifer has acted on some of the region's largest and most high profile projects.

Jennifer has a broad range of experience including in the areas of preparation and negotiation of supply arrangements, connection agreements, development and construction related agreements including engineering, procurement and construction contracts, equipment supply contracts, 'balance of plant' contracts, EPCM contracts, operations agreements, maintenance arrangements and other related project documents.

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


Horizon Power in relation to the development of the 110 MW Pilbara gas-fired power station, including preparation of the power purchase agreement, development agreement, connection agreement and other associated documentation.*

BHP Billiton in respect of various procurement and operational contracts for the Olympic Dam Project in South Australia.*

INPEX in relation to the long term maintenance arrangements for the Ichthys Project's FPSO, CPF and onshore power generation facilities and LNG trains.*

Jemena Limited (owned by State Grid Corporation of China and Singapore Power) in relation to Jemena’s successful bid for the development of the North East Gas Interconnector Project.*

Telstra with respect to their $1.5 billion project to upgrade and replace Department of Defence’s Terrestrial Communications Network throughout Australia.*

Melbourne Metro Rail Authority in relation to various significant agreements on the $11 billion Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project.*

Transurban in relation to contractual issues relating to the $3.8 billion Mitcham Frankston Freeway Project in Victoria.*

United Group Limited in relation to issues associated with the construction of a major toll road in Victoria including supply, installation and maintenance contracts, contract administration and defect rectification matters.*

ERM in relation to key contractual issues relating to a 300MW gas-fired peaking power station in Neerabup, Western Australia.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case