Larissa Burnett's impressive track record in major projects, infrastructure and project finance is why clients, particularly government agencies, come to her for drafting, advising on and negotiating complex tender and contractual documentation.

This includes all aspects of the project, financing and security documentation for large projects, especially infrastructure.

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Construction and Major Projects

Transport projects

Transport for NSW – North West Rail Link:
 Larissa is acting for Transport for NSW in relation to the intra-governmental and other arrangements necessary to address interfaces with other infrastructure for, and the future augmentation of, the North West Rail Link project.

Sydney Water – Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail:
Larissa advised Sydney Water on the interface arrangements with Transport for NSW in relation to the Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail.

Sydney Metro – CBD Metro:
Larissa acted for Sydney Metro in relation to the intra-governmental arrangements necessary to address interfaces with other infrastructure in the CBD for the Sydney Metro project. She also developed and drafted template contractual documentation for protection of the rail corridor, and advised and represented Sydney Metro in the drafting and negotiation of rail corridor protection documentation, including for the Star City Casino and other proposed developments in the Sydney CBD adjacent to the Sydney Metro rail corridor. 

Roads & Maritime Services – Western Sydney Orbital:
Larissa acted in the development and completion of this $1.5b toll road in Western Sydney, particularly in relation to the equity and project finance documentation.

Roads & Maritime Services – Lane Cove Tunnel: Larissa assisted in the preparation of tender and contractual documentation, the evaluation of tenders and final negotiations and closing for the Lane Cove Tunnel Project, particularly in relation to the equity and project finance documentation. 

Roads & Maritime Services – Cross City Tunnel: Larissa acted in all aspects of the Cross City Tunnel project, including preparation of tender and contractual documentation, evaluation of tenders, negotiation of final contracts and intra-governmental interface agreements and post-contract administration for the Cross City Tunnel project. 

Newcastle Port Corporation – Multi-purpose Terminal:
 Larissa acted for the Newcastle Port Corporation in the preparation of tender and contractual documentation for the proposed redevelopment of the former BHP site at the Port of Newcastle as a multi-purpose terminal on a PPP basis. [back to top]

Other infrastructure and major projects


Sydney Water – Prospect Water Filtration Project:
Larissa is acting for Sydney Water in relation to the restructure of the Prospect Water Filtration Project.

Sydney Water – Illawarra and Woronora Water Filtration Project:
 Larissa is acting for Sydney Water in relation to the restructure of the Illawarra and Woronora Water Filtration Project.

Sydney Water Corporation – Western Sydney Recycled Water Initiative:
Larissa acted for Sydney Water Corporation in relation to the preparation of tender documents, evaluation of tenders and drafting and negotiation of contractual documentation for the Replacement Flows Project.

Sydney Water Corporation – Rouse Hill Infrastructure Project Stage 2 and Stage 3 and First Release Precincts:
 Larissa acted for Sydney Water Corporation in relation to the drafting and negotiation of Stage 2 of the Rouse Hill Infrastructure Project in which a consortium of private landholders funded and constructed water, sewerage and drainage infrastructure in Rouse Hill. She also advised on Stage 3 of the Project and the First Release Precincts, which included the drafting and negotiation of contractual documentation between Sydney Water and the Rouse Hill Infrastructure Consortium.

Department of Transport – Integrated Ticketing System:
Larissa assisted in the preparation and negotiation of documentation for the Integrated Ticketing System for public and private transport operators in Sydney. 

New South Wales Health – Newcastle Mater:
Larissa prepared the tender and contractual documentation for the redevelopment of the Mater Hospital in Newcastle on a PPP basis.

Olympic Co-ordination Authority – Sydney Olympic Stadium and Multi-Use Arena:
 Larissa acted for the Olympic Co-ordination Authority on various aspects of the contractual documentation in relation to the financing, construction and long-term operation and maintenance of the Olympic Stadium and the Multi-Use Arena at Sydney Olympic Park.

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