Samantha Ferry

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Samantha Ferry

Samantha Ferry


Related services and key industries


Samantha is a commercial lawyer based in Canberra and specialises in government, information communication technology (ICT) and dispute management.

Samantha advises on complex procurements and strategic contracting matters as well as military acquisition and sustainment programs. She is experienced in administrative law issues, including access to information, judicial and merits review, and statutory interpretation.

Samantha works with large government departments and private companies to advise on all aspects of complex and major projects. This includes project, procurement and contract design, acquisition, sustainment and remediation strategies, project delivery models and market-testing activities, interpreting and managing contracts (including performance-based contracts), and dispute resolution and commercial settlement arrangements.  

Professional experience

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  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 
  • Master of Laws 
  • New South Wales Supreme Court 2014
  • High Court of Australia 2017

Samantha is an active member of the Pro Bono community and works with organisations, including schools, and charities operating across various sectors to provide a broad range of legal services. Samantha also works with community legal centres providing vulnerable women in the ACT with free legal services.