Waterloo Metro Quarter moves ahead with new Sydney Metro contract

By Naomi Neilson|13 January 2020

Ashurst has assisted the Waterloo Metro Quarter with a boost from a Sydney Metro contract with John Holland and Mirvac.

Firm: Ashurst (Sydney Metro)

Deal: International law firm Ashurst has advised Sydney Metro on their contracts with the John Holland and Mirvac joint venture on the new Waterloo Metro Quarter integrated station development.

Value: Undisclosed.

Area: Transport.

Key players: The team was led by partner Olivia Lau, with assistance from partner Alex Guy, counsel Melinda Harris, Ben Kipic and Sarah Southall, senior associates Susannah Lace and Andrew Higgins, and lawyers Codie Gippel, Marya Atmeh, Rhiannon Evans, Lachlan Mack, Cameron Griffiths, Joshua Lee, Chloe Kwon and Joyce Teng.

Deal significance: The development is said to “revitalise” the area and “better connect the community”. It is made up of five building envelopes above and adjacent to the new Waterloo metro station.

Ashurst advised Sydney Metro on both the station and precinct development contracts.

Ms Lau commented: “Ashurst is delighted to have advised Sydney Metro on the Waterloo Metro Quarter, a project that will revitalise Waterloo and connect local communities. We are very proud to be involved in such a transformational project.”

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