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HopgoodGanim builds infrastructure and major projects expertise

HopgoodGanim has welcomed a senior construction and infrastructure lawyer with more than 25 years experience advising on major development projects.

Most recently General Counsel, Construction at Grocon for four years, Charles Sullivan has extensive experience advising on commercial and residential, resources, roads and social infrastructure projects, and has previously been named by AFR as one of Australia's Best Construction and Infrastructure Lawyers.

Sullivan is a former partner of Deacons (now Norton Rose), and has worked with other large firms including Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

He has advised on many significant projects across Australia, including the:

  • $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre PPP;
  • $288 million Victorian Biosciences PPP Project;
  • new building housing the Australian Taxation Office in Elizabeth Street, Brisbane;
  • Brisbane Common Ground Project, South Brisbane;
  • Myer Emporium redevelopment, Melbourne;
  • Gateway Upgrade Project and the $220 million Northern Access Road Project;
  • Kogan Creek Power Station;
  • Burnett River Dam Project (now Paradise Dam);
  • South Blackwater Coal Expansion; and
  • Century Zinc mine.

HopgoodGanim managing partner Bruce Humphrys says that Sullivan's expertise will be of value to the many clients of the firm involved in infrastructure development.

"In particular, our large mining, energy and resources client base will benefit from Charles' impressive experience advising on resources-related infrastructure."

Contact:
Esther Cohen, Senior Communications Advisor
Tel: 07 3024 0192