Barry Dunphy is the head both nationally and in Queensland of the Clayton Utz Government Services practice.

Barry is a very experienced Government and Regulatory lawyer who has provided complex, high level advice to government agencies at the Commonwealth, State and Local government levels. Barry's practice focuses on providing expert advice and guidance to senior government decision-makers, corporatised government entities and regulatory agencies.

Barry is a National Fellow of the National Institute for Public Administration in Australia (IPAA).

Barry is also the former Crown Solicitor of Queensland and has previously been named the ACLA Australian Corporate Lawyer of the Year.

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Corporatisation and Privatisation

Government restructuring and disposals: Barry facilitates advice to the Government on the restructuring, commercialisation and disposal of key government businesses and commercial entities.

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Government Services

Barry has over 35 years' experience in providing high level advice to Ministers, government agencies and Senior Executives at the Commonwealth, State and Local government levels.

Barry provides high-level advice to senior government decision-makers on applicable administrative law principles and risks. Barry's key expertise is advising government decision-makers to ensure that their decision-making processes are legally valid and will survive a challenge by way of judicial review or other similar legal process. Barry provides strategic advice to government agencies in respect of major projects, litigation and arbitration processes particularly where there are complex regulatory, competition, pricing, or access issues.

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Construction and Major Projects

Barry provides strategic advice to government agencies in respect of major projects, litigation and arbitration processes particularly where there are complex regulatory, competition, pricing, or access issues.

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Transport and Logistics

Industry advisory: Delivering advice to major industry players in the transport industry sector. Barry is also a regular adviser to several regulators that oversee it.

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Water

Industry advisory: Delivering advice to major industry players in the water sector. Barry is also a regular adviser to several regulators that oversee it.

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Competition

Trade Practices: A further focus of Barry's practice is the application of competition laws and in particular the Trade Practices Act 1974 to government departments, agencies and corporations that are carrying on significant commercial enterprises.

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Enforcement and Cartels

Trade Practices: A further focus of Barry's practice is the application of competition laws and in particular the Trade Practices Act 1974 to government departments, agencies and corporations that are carrying on significant commercial enterprises.

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Infrastructure Access and Regulation

Trade Practices: A further focus of Barry's practice is the application of competition laws and in particular the Trade Practices Act 1974 to government departments, agencies and corporations that are carrying on significant commercial enterprises.

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