Pinsent Masons advises Webuild and Siemens Mobility on Sydney Metro - Western Sydney Airport project

23 Dec 2022 | 10:09 am |

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the contractorjoint venture (JV) partners Webuild and Siemens Mobility on its bid to designand construct the stations, systems and trains for the Sydney Metro - WesternSydney Airport project, as part of the Stations, Systems, Trains, Operationsand Maintenance (SSTOM) package.

The joint venture of Webuild, a leading global player in the construction of large, complex projects for sustainable mobility and Siemens Mobility, form part of the Parklife Metro consortium also comprising Plenary Group and RATP Dev.

A multidisciplinary Pinsent Masons team led by Sydney based Projects partner and Head of Projects and Finance for Asia Pacific Mark Waddell and supported by partners Louise Santos, Simone Alphonse, Catherine Bendeich and Joni Henry. The team have been advising the D&C JV since October 2021 on their successful bid, including negotiation of downstream subcontracts.

Commenting on the deal, Mark said: “We are very pleased to have been able to support the Webuild and Siemens Mobility D&C JV on this significant milestone in the delivery of this key transport link. This is a transformational project for Western Sydney and a great win for the JV who are already delivering infrastructure projects in NSW.” The Sydney Metro - Western Sydney Airport line will service Greater Western Sydney and the new Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport and will include 23-kilometres of new railway linking communities and industry across greater Sydney.

The Parklife Metro consortium achieved contract close on Thursday 15 December.

In addition to the lead partners, the core team comprised Grace Curran, Rose Ayres, Sean Henderson, Ash Murtha and Melissa Molloy. 

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