Steve McKinney

Steve McKinney

Partner based in Canberra

Steve McKinney

Steve McKinney is a partner in our projects practice

Steve specialises in all aspects of procurement, outsourcing and construction projects, particularly in relation to major equipment, services and infrastructure. He is recognised as a leading Government lawyer with particular expertise in the maritime, aerospace and defence industries. Steve has acted on a number of complex and high profile procurement, outsourcing or privatisation projects for Government agencies. He regularly advises on commercial contracts, tender processes, IT contracts, risk and liability, intellectual property, probity, grant programs and public governance and accountability legislation.

Steve advises clients on all phases of procurement and construction projects, including providing strategic advice, developing acquisition strategies, conducting risk analyses, drafting, and negotiating contract and tender documentation and advising on contract administration issues. He has extensive experience in developing contracting models including alliance agreements, managing contractor contracts, performance based contracts and private financing arrangements.