find the latest legal job
Corporate Counsel and Company Secretary
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter NSW
· Highly-respected, innovative and entrepreneurial Not-for-Profit · Competency based Board
View details
Chief Counsel and Company Secretary
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter NSW
· Dynamic, high growth organisation · ASX listed market leader
View details
In-house Projects Lawyer | Renewables / Solar | 2-5 Years PQE
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: All Australia
· Help design the future · NASDAQ Listed
View details
Insurance Lawyer (1-3 PAE)
Category: Insurance and Superannuation Law | Location: Sydney NSW 2000
· Join a dynamic Firm · Excellent career growth opportunity
View details
In-house lawyer 1-4 PAE
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Adelaide SA 5000
· Leading Brand · Report to a Dynamic Legal Counsel
View details
Myki ticketing system successfully re-tendered

Myki ticketing system successfully re-tendered

Paul Kenny, Allens

Public Transport Victoria has secured a seven-year contract for the operation of the myki ticketing system, with assistance from a global firm.

Firm: Allens (Public Transport Victoria)

Deal: Public Transport Victoria won the re-tendering of the myki public transport ticketing system.

Value: Approximately $700 million

Area: Infrastructure

Key players: The Allens energy, resources & infrastructure team was led by partner Paul Kenny (pictured), with assistance from managing associate Penny Alexander and senior associates Darren Kamil and Monique Donato. TMT partner Niranjan Arasaratnam and senior associate David Ryan were also involved.

Deal significance: The Ticketing Services Re-Tender Project launched a competitive tender for the operation of the myki ticketing system.

It is the first time the Australian government has tendered for the operation of an existing smart-card public transport ticketing system rather than developing a new one.

The existing operator, Public Transport Victoria, was the successful bidder in the tender, and will operate the system under a new legal entity and new contract following the expiry of the current myki ticketing services project agreement at the end of this year.

The seven-year contract, valued at approximately $700 million, includes an option to extend by up to three years.

“The Ticketing Services Re-Tender Project is one of the largest and most complex government tender processes in Australia, as the ticketing services impact virtually all public train, tram and bus operations in Victoria,” said Mr Kenny.

“Other jurisdictions which use smartcard ticketing systems may look to enhance existing systems as contracts near expiry. The myki tender process and contract will provide a template for future projects of this kind.”


Like this story? Read more:

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

NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

The legal budget breakdown 2017

Myki ticketing system successfully re-tendered
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Unite
Aug 22 2017
Professionals unite in support of marriage equality
The presidents of representative bodies for solicitors, barristers and doctors in NSW have come toge...
Aug 21 2017
Is your firm on the right track for gig economy gains?
Promoted by Crowd & Co. The way we do business, where we work, how we engage with workers, ev...
Scales of Justice, Victorian County Court, retiring judges
Aug 21 2017
Replacements named for retired Vic judges
Two new judicial officers have been appointed in the Victorian County Court, following the retire...
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 & ...