Deal: WA Schools PPP Project
Firms: HWL Ebsworth (Macquarie Capital Consortium); Corrs Chambers Westgarth (WA Government); King & Wood Mallesons (financiers), Crawford Legal (Badge Perkins JV) and Minter Ellison (Spotless)
Area: Public private partnership
Key players: The HWL Ebsworth consortium team was led by partners Andrew Pitney (pictured), Michael Tuckfield and Peter Dreher. They were assisted by special counsel Peter Kay and senior associates Louisa Nuccitelli, Greg Stander and Tim Dorgan.
The Corrs Chambers Westgarth team was led by partner David Warren, special counsel Jen Wiggins and senior associate Marianna Schneider.
The KWM team was led by partner Jeff Clark and senior associates Charlie Detmold and Chris Dynon.
Spotless were represented by Stewart Nankervis and Owen Cooper, while Badge Perkins JV was represented by Tony Kuhlmann.
Deal significance: The project requires the EduWest Consortium to design, construct and finance 11 new schools in the Perth suburban areas and maintain those schools for 25 years.