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Rita Allan

Senior Associate

About Rita Allan

Rita is a senior construction and projects lawyer specializing in large scale international construction, infrastructure and energy projects (including Public Private Partnerships) in a wide range of sectors including energy, renewables, petrochemicals, water, transportation, healthcare and education. Rita has assisted clients with the entire tendering process, contract negotiations and project financing, along with post completion issues such as variations, refinancing and disputes. Further, Rita holds significant experience acting for gas buyers in numerous disputes under long term gas sales agreements. She is experienced in drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements throughout the procurement and execution phases of a project, and regularly acts for contractors, funders, developers, employers, and consultants worldwide.  

Rita’s practice has an international outlook, with a particular focus on the Middle East. It involves contentious and non-contentious matters, and she can assist in the preparation of all legal or contractual documents both in English and in her native German. Rita has a pragmatic and commercial approach to providing legal advice and is focused on working with clients to achieve their objectives. 

Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice - Griffith University, Australia

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) - Bond University, Australia