Jamie Doran

Clayton Utz
Partner Brisbane

Named Lawyer of the Year in Public Law, Government and Water

– Best Lawyers Australia


A leader in providing a full range of advice to Government, especially in Queensland. With over 20 years' experience in working on some of the most sensitive and high profile matters involving government, Jamie is trusted by decision makers at all levels. He also has special expertise in water regulation, procurement and infrastructure projects.

Notable Work
  • Acting for Brisbane City Council in relation to its hosting of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
  • Acting for Queensland Hydro in relation to the Borumba and Pioneer-Burdekin Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Projects - two of the largest projects of their kind in the world at more than $30B.
  • Acting for the Queensland government in relation to the $0.5B Rookwood Weir project and the related $1B Fitzroy to Gladstone water pipeline project.
  • Acting for the Queensland government in relation to its $741M Resilient Homes Fund Program - designed to assist communities recover from flood natural disasters.
  • Acting for Powerlink Queensland in relation to the $5B CopperString 2032 project.
  • Acting for Gold Coast City Council in relation to the restructuring of its council controlled and funded entities.
  • Acting for the Department of Defence in relation to its Land 200 (Phase 2) Battlefield Command System.
  • Acted for Brisbane City Council in relation to its review of 2022 Brisbane floods.
  • Acted for Queensland Health in relation to various regulatory and commercial aspects of the State's response to COVID-19.
  • Acted for Port of Townsville Limited in relation to a significant berthing dispute.
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