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Simon Ashworth

Advising principals and contractors on numerous construction, engineering and processing contracts, including for major shopping centres, hotels, hospitals, warehouses and facilities for the handling of liquid chemicals, gasses and oil products.
Advised the Department of Environment, Victoria and SA Water and the South Australian Crown Solicitors Office in relation to their desalination projects. Advised Barwon Region Water Authority on its biosolids PPP.
Advised the Connecting Sydney consortium (Acciona Infrastructure Australia, Transdev, Alstom Transport Australia and Capella) in its successful bid for the new CBD and South East Light Rail and operations of the Inner West Light Rail project.
Acted for the Becton, Westpac Banking Corporation Limited, St George Community Housing Association consortium on its successful bid for the Bonnyrigg Living Communities PPP.
Acted for the Bridge Housing consortium as its lead legal advisor on its bid to develop 500 dwellings as part of the NSW Government Social and Affordable Housing Fund Phase 2 (SAHF2).
Antarctic Icebreaker, DMS Maritime – Acted for a subsidiary of Serco, on its successful bid for the AUD2 billion contract to design, build, operate and maintain a new 156 metres long Australian icebreaker research and supply vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division of the Commonwealth Department of Environment.
Corrections Sector – Advised both builders and operators of corrections facilities for Grafton Prison PPP in their procurement phases and during contract implementation. These projects include: Grafton Prison PPP, Auckland Prison PPP, South Auckland (Wiri) Prison PPP, Ravenhall Prison PPP, Waikeria Prison PPP, NSW's John Morony Prison Outsourcing, and Mt Gambier Prison Outsourcing.
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