Government departments, authorities and agencies operate in a unique and increasingly demanding legislative environment. We have a deep understanding of that environment and offer our clients comprehensive, targeted advice relating to complex public sector projects and issues.

Our client base embraces federal, state and local bodies and departments, public-sector statutory authorities, agencies and corporations across a range of sectors including defence, energy and resources, infrastructure and procurement projects, transport, IT and telecommunications, gaming, housing, employment, finance and the environment. A number of our lawyers have held senior-level positions across a range of government and quasi-government organisations.

We understand the importance of meeting probity, performance and delivery outcomes while operating under media scrutiny and close public gaze. Our expertise covers legislative interpretation, asset sales, project and infrastructure agreements, tendering and procurement arrangements, administrative law issues, parliamentary inquiries and Royal Commissions, privatisation, employment and industrial relations advice, litigation and Foreign Investment Review Board matters.

Piper Alderman is also committed to serving Australia’s defence industry. Our specialist team has consulted on a number of key defence projects, particularly in South Australia. We are proud to help companies respond to major defence requests for tender, and advise on multi-million-dollar property and corporate acquisition deals within the defence sector.

Administrative Law

Commissions & Inquiries

Corporate & Commercial


Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Property & Development

Regulatory Compliance & Investigations


Employment & Labour

Projects & Construction

Procurement & Supply Chain


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