find the latest legal job
Freelance Project Finance Lawyers
Category: Other | Location: All Australia
· Vario are looking for freelance lawyers with experience in project finance ideally within the renewable energy sector
View details
Vario Freelance Lawyers
Category: Construction Law | Location: All Australia
· We are looking for lawyers who appreciate the endless possibilities that a freelance career can offer.
View details
Freelance Construction Lawyers
Category: Construction Law | Location: All Melbourne VIC
· We are looking for construction lawyers who appreciate the endless possibilities that a freelance career can offer.
View details
Banking Associate - 1-6PQE - Allen & Overy
Category: Banking and Finance Law | Location: United Kingdom
· Banking Associate - 1-6 PQE - Allen & Overy
View details
Academic Dean and Head of School of the TC Beirne School of Law
Category: Other | Location: Brisbane QLD 4000
· An outstanding opportunity · Provide educational, research and organisational leadership
View details
Forrestfield-Airport link on track

Forrestfield-Airport link on track

Nicholas Ng, Allens

Two global firms have been involved in getting the $1.176 billion Forrestfield-Airport link project underway.

Firms: Allens (Public Transport Authority of Western Australia); King & Wood Mallesons (Perth Airport)

Deal: The Forrestfield-Airport link, which will connect Perth CBD to the Perth airport, will be delivered by Salini Impregilo and NRW Pty Ltd.

Value: $1.176 billion

Area: Rail

Key players: The Allens team was led by partner Nicholas Ng (pictured) with assistance from partner Victoria Holthouse, senior associate Matt Thomas and associates Tim Leschke, Michelle Hofmann and Danielle Thompson.

Deal significance: The Forrestfield-Airport link is the largest expansion of Perth's rail system since the Mandurah rail line and will provide direct access to and beyond Perth Airport.

The project involves some eight kilometres of tunnels and three new rail stations. Trains are expected to operate on the new line by 2020.

Salini Impregilo and NRW Pty Ltd will deliver the project under a design, construction and 10-year maintenance contract.

"The Forrestfield-Airport Link project involved an inter-disciplinary team with seamless collaboration between the State Solicitor's Office and the PTA," Allens lead partner Nicholas Ng said.

"We also worked with Perth Airport to develop a framework that appropriately managed risk throughout the construction phase and 100-year-plus life of the project."

Nicholas Ng, Allens

Like this story? Read more:

Book commemorates diamond milestone for WA law society

QLS condemns actions of disgraced lawyer as ‘stain on the profession’

NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

Forrestfield-Airport link on track
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Lawyers take to Twitter to share career stories
Jan 22 2018
Lawyers take to Twitter to share career stories
The #mypathtolaw hashtag has been embraced by legal eagles to swap stories with the Twitter communit...
Jan 22 2018
Legal body disappointed with DPP emails leaked to tabloid
The NSW Bar Association has expressed “profound disappointment” over leaked emails from the NSW ...
Gavel, legal book, criminal lawyers
Jan 19 2018
Three criminal lawyers named NSW magistrates
The NSW Attorney-General has announced the appointment of three new local court magistrates. ...
APPOINTMENTS
Allens managing partner Richard Spurio, image courtesy Allens' website
Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
Esteban Gomez
May 11 2017
National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
opinion
Nicole Rich
May 16 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must current...
Geoff Roberson
May 11 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Rober...
Help
May 10 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & ...