Sergio Capelli

Clayton Utz
Partner Sydney, Brisbane

Sergio is one of the best in his field. He has dealt with the key industry players and stakeholders and knows how best to manage them; he thinks both laterally and out of the box; and he is excellent at coming up with solutions and options.

– Chambers Asia Pacific, Construction and Infrastructure

Long recognised as one of Australia's leading infrastructure and construction lawyers, Sergio's experience is second to none, spanning major sectors including public infrastructure (rail, roads, water and aviation), commercial property development, mining and resources, energy, oil and defence, and acting for a wide range of clients, including owners (both public and private sector), contractors, financiers and consultants.
Notable Work
  • State of Queensland: Acting as lead partner for the PPP and Alliance Contracts for the Cross River Rail project.
  • ARTC: acting as lead partner on the delivery aspects the $15bn Inland Rail project.
  • Department of Transport and Main Roads: acting on the Logan and Gold Coast Faster Rail Project.
  • Western Sydney Airport Co Limited: acting as lead partner on the civil and pavement package and the cargo facilities package for the new Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport 
  • NSW Government: acted on the Cross City Tunnel, Lane Cove Tunnel, Westlink M7 and NorthConnex PPP Projects
  • Sydney Metro: acted as lead partner on PPP and D&C Contracts for Sydney Metro Northwest Project.
  • NSW Government (Sydney Trains): acted as lead partner on major rolling stock procurement contracts, including The Millennium Train Contract, Hunter Region Cars, the Outer Suburban Cars, the Waratah Trains and the Sydney Growth Trains.
  • NSW Government (RMS): acted as lead partner on the Delivery Partner Contract for $4b billion upgrade of the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Motorway. 
  • Sydney Ports Corporation: acted as lead partner on its expansion of the Port Botany facilities.
  • Brisbane City Council: acted as lead partner on the Kingsford Smith Drive road upgrade and the Legacy Way project.
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