Rob White is an infrastructure and banking lawyer based in Sydney.
Rob's practice focuses on PPP, project finance, and real estate finance. He has been involved in the infrastructure sector for over 15 years, advising governments, sponsors, borrowers, and financiers on concession and financing issues in a range of sectors, including education, health, rail, ports, roads and prisons. The breadth of Rob's concession and financing skills allows him to identify risk issues at an early stage and to structure, document and negotiate complex major projects to achieve the best outcome for his clients.
In recent years, Rob has developed a particular interest in the university student accommodation sector, advising the University of Wollongong and the Australian National University on their successful 'purpose built student accommodation' projects, and more recently acting for a bidding consortium on the University of Tasmania's student accommodation project. Rob also has recent experience advising universities and other public bodies on mixed use precinct developments.
Rob has played a key advisory role on many award-winning projects, including the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing PPP, both NSW New Schools PPP Project, the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Project, the Newcastle Coal Export Terminal Project (Stage 2AA) and the Kayelekera Uranium Mine Project in Malawi.
We consider whether smart city strategies are a route to economic, social and environmental sustainability, and review some of the new players and products in infrastructure financing around the world..
April 27, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the Hammon Family on their successful tender to operate the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge’s tourism climb business under a 20 year concession arrangement with Roads and Maritime Services (RMS). The Hammon Family fought off competing bids from other high profile attractions operators to win this landmark tender..
June 17, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has acted for the University of Wollongong on the establishment of its medium term note program and first domestic 10-year debt issuance at a fixed rate of 3.50 per cent, worth AU$175 million..
December 12, 2017