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Given the legal, commercial, and political complexity of Public Private Partnerships (PPP), project participants need comprehensive legal advice from lawyers who have the commercial experience, market knowledge, technical and regulatory experience, and project management skills to support them in all aspects of project procurement. Our experience with advising all types of market participants enables us to anticipate issues that may arise during a project’s procurement and to find constructive solutions.

K&L Gates PPP practice lawyers have the experience to provide well tested and centralized project management skills to support their clients’ business objectives.  Our lawyers’ backgrounds in finance, construction, engineering, and government policy enable them to apply their institutional knowledge to deliver creative, cost-effective solutions to projects within established structures and procedures.

We advise clients in many sectors including the energy, transportation, sports entertainment, telecommunications, health, accommodation, social housing, emergency services, custodial, education, and waste management industries all over the world.  We have successfully represented the sponsors or promoters of PPP projects as well as lenders, investors, vendors, landowners, general contractors, operators, and equipment suppliers.  Our lawyers advise on all phases of the project—from the initial concept, structuring, and development through bidding, financing, construction, and beyond. 

In handling complex project transactions, we draw on the knowledge and skills of our lawyers in related practice areas.  This multidisciplinary, firmwide approach gives our clients seamless access to focused advice so that they can make the best decisions for their projects and execute those decisions in the most efficient and effective manner.

Areas of Practice

NameTitleOfficeContact
Practice Area Leader - Energy, Infrastructure and Resources
P +1.206.370.7830
Partner
P +61.2.9513.2466
Of Counsel
P +44.(0)20.7360.8213
Partner
P +1.412.355.7486
Partner, Practice Area Leader — Corporate
P +1.212.536.4089
Partner
P +44.(0)20.7360.8204
Lawyer
P +61.3.9640.4408
Special Counsel
P +44.(0)20.7360.8137
Senior Associate
P +44.(0)20.7360.6534
Partner
P +1.206.370.7823
Managing Partner, Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich Offices
P +49.(0)30.220.029.200
Partner
P +974.4424.6119
Partner
P +1.973.848.4045
Partner
P +61.3.9205.2166
Partner
P +44.(0)20.7360.8142
Lawyer
P +61.3.9205.2040
Senior Associate
P +44.(0)20.7360.8152
Senior Associate
P +61.3.9205.2054
Partner
P +49.(0)30.220.029.355
Partner
P +1.212.536.4085
Counsel
P +974.4424.6109
Partner
P +61.7.3233.1249
Partner
P +81.3.6205.3616
Partner
P +65.6507.8105
Partner
P +55.(0)1137045702
Managing Partner, Wilmington Office
P +1.302.416.7070
Partner
P +1.717.231.4504
Counsel
P +81.3.6205.3605
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UK Projects
Advised a short-listed bidder on a £180 million social housing project in Leeds, England.
Australian Projects
Advising statutory authority on the Gold Coast Rapid Transit PPP project in particular in relation to the operations phase of the project and TTA’s role during the procurement, design and construction, transition and operational phases.
Undertaking a full legislative review of current West Australian legislation relating to transport and infrastructure projects and providing advice to the Department of Transport in Western Australia in respect of proposed legislative changes and alternate models that may be used by the West Australian Government to facilitate the delivery of the proposed Perth Light Rail project via a PPP.
Advising an Australian port authority on preliminary legal issues in respect of the proposed expansion and development of the port using a PPP model.
Advising an international manufacturer on its bid for the supply and maintenance of single-decker electric rolling stock for the AUD3 billion RailCorp Electric Trains PPP project in Australia.
Advising a major Melbourne hospital on the Health Services contract component of the Port Phillip Prison Project 1995 – 2010 comprising advice relating to the delivery of the health services in the context of a PPP model, negotiating terms of the Health Services Agreement and various renewals and variations over a 15 year period.
Providing project finance risk analysis and advising Raytheon the preferred bidder for supply of tolling equipment for the Mitcham-Frankston Project (Eastlink) (PPP), including negotiating the proposed key contract for supply of tolling equipment.
Other International Projects
Advised a Danish funding company on the financing of a manufacturing facility in Russia with funding from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Advised a major Mexican industrial company in connection with the regulation, development, and finance of natural gas-fired projects in Mexico, including modifications to proposed laws and regulations concerning purchases from independent generation facilities and drafting and negotiating the gas purchase and power sales contracts.
Represented a multilateral development bank in the first limited recourse project financing of an electric generation facility in Panama.