Infrastructure

Overview

We have unique and significant expertise in advising infrastructure owners, access seekers and regulators on all aspects of third party access regulation and pricing. With an ability to understand the differing investment horizons and value realisation strategies of various parties, our clients include project developers, Australian and international investors, infrastructure users and regulators.

Our team’s diverse experience in the infrastructure sector includes advising on:

  • gas transmission pipelines, distribution networks, storage facilities and LNG facilities
  • oil terminals and petroleum processing facilities
  • electricity transmission and distribution assets and electricity generation facilities
  • water treatment plants, desalination plants and water and waste water systems
  • transport infrastructure including railways, airports and toll roads
  • port infrastructure, including grain export terminals and coal handling facilities.

We advise on project development, financing, operation and maintenance and access and on the sale and purchase of infrastructure assets.  Our lawyers have advised both sellers and buyers in infrastructure privatisations.

Infrastructure in Australia is regulated at state and federal levels.  As an Australian law firm, we have unique and significant expertise in advising on all aspects of third party access regulation and pricing.  This includes complex access agreements between infrastructure owners and access seekers and representing clients in regulatory processes, pricing reviews and appeals.

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