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Luke Driscoll

Senior Associate
Fax +61.3.9205.2055

Luke is a projects & infrastructure lawyer with expertise in infrastructure and project delivery. He has experience and expertise in education sector projects, PPP's and renewable energy projects, advising clients on transaction structuring, construction, operations and management and risk allocation.

Luke has assisted clients involved in the operations and maintenance, and construction, of education facilities for all levels of education from early learning through to universities (and other higher level education providers), as well as other major infrastructure developments, throughout Australia.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Luke worked as a major transactional risk underwriter in the London insurance market, and prior to that was a lawyer in a leading global law firm.

  • Advising large facilities management contractor on its appointment as preferred facilities management contractor for a multiple school PPP project in Australia.
  • Advising Monash University on its development of new learning and teaching facilities, including under ECI procurement arrangements.
  • Advising Orion International Group on a confidential mixed use development which includes for functionality as education facility.
  • Advising engineering contractor in respect of major rail infrastructure project, including preparation of downstream pass through contracts.
  • Advising project sponsors on the successful acquisition of a portfolio of solar farm assets located in Australia valued in excess of AUD250 million.
  • Advising project sponsor in respect of early stage documentation for the development of a large scale 520MW pumped hydro facility in northern Australia.
  • Advising project sponsor on its investment into brownfield solar energy asset in norther Australia.
  • Advising foreign investor on strategic acquisition of wind farm development in south east Australia.
  • Advising lead arranging financier in its AUD500 million syndicated debt facility for the construction of mixed used high rise tower development in Melbourne central business district, Australia.
  • Advising solar farm developer for the development of a special purpose solar farm in Norther Australia to be used as an energy source for neighbouring mining operations.