image of Jamie DoranJamie Doran

Clayton Utz Partner , Brisbane T +61 7 3292 7196

Jamie Doran is a partner in our market leading Public Sector Group and is a nationally recognised expert in advising government and government owned entities on a range of commercial and governance issues.  He is also widely regarded as one of Australia's leading water and health regulatory lawyers.

With a broad range of Federal, State and Local government clients, Jamie's practice is focused on unique, high profile transactions for which there is often very little precedent.  His ability to break down complex issues, think laterally and manage outcomes make him a trusted adviser to senior decision makers and government entity boards.

Jamie is at the forefront of public administration issues in Australia and he is regularly invited to speak and contribute to commentary on challenges and reforms.  He and his team specialise in:

  • complex tendering and procurement
  • probity and governance
  • innovative funding and support arrangements
  • asset sales and restructurings
  • water regulation, infrastructure and supply transactions
  • public and private health services

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Healthcare and Life Sciences

Public health services: Jamie is a leading adviser to government and Hospital and Health service authorities on the provision of public clinical health services. He is familiar with the various health regulatory frameworks and the national health funding model. Jamie has particular experience in new hospital and health services projects, including full outsourcing models.

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Operational and Regulatory Frameworks: Jamie advises State and Local Government clients on the full range of issues associated with operational and regulatory framework in the water sector. Water Infrastructure: Jamie is particularly recognised for his work in the water sector on State-critical projects such as the $9 billion South East Queensland Water Grid project and various dam, weir and pipeline projects. Jamie regularly acts for the State in relation to the funding arrangements for water infrastructure. This includes preparing the funding agreement and designing the construction delivery and governance framework to operate between the parties. Water Boards and Authorities: Jamie is a long term trusted legal adviser to many Water Boards and authorities. He provides his clients with a full range of advice in relation to its regulatory obligations and commercial arrangements, including pricing arrangements. This includes preparing and advising on various contracts including equipment supply arrangements, customer contracts, O&M agreements and equipment rental agreements and supply and transport agreements.

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Government Services

Procurement and Tendering: Jamie provides strategic and end-to-end advice to our Local, State and Federal Government clients as well as private sector clients. He advises his clients on the appropriate procurement and delivery strategy for a wide range of projects, across a range of sectors including transport, water, sport, health, corrective services, finance and the arts. He has extensive experience drafting, advising and negotiating procurement documentation throughout all phases of the project. Governance: Jamie is a local government governance specialist, who has provided advice across local, state and national government. He regularly provides training and advises his clients on governance and commercial issues in relation to business cases and tender processes.

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Agribusiness and Food

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