Andrew Giles

Andrew’s core areas of practice are all aspects of property law (including EOI for acquisition of freehold and leasehold sites), large scale construction and development projects (including procurement), banking and finance, commercial contracting (including supply and services agreements), mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring and compliance work for businesses. Possessing complementary tertiary qualifications in commerce (finance major) and business experience, Andrew retains a strong commercial and practical approach to meeting a client’s needs which extends beyond traditional commercial advice.


Andrew’s experience includes advising:

  • The Airport Development Group and its Subsidiaries in relation to matters involving leasing, easements, construction, aviation, service agreements and other matters affecting an international airport;
  • The Department of Defence with respect to infrastructure projects in the Northern Territory;
  • The Northern Territory Government Business Enterprise Power and Water Corporation in relation to all facets of its business including most recently the MRM Pipeline and Beetaloo Substation, Adelaide River Off-stream Water Storage (AROWS) and major solar projects;
  • Numerous construction companies with respect to tender process, capability statements, contractual negotiations and review on completion of works;
  • Numerous major private landowners in the Northern Territory from beginning to end with the development of land (including land acquisition, large construction contract negotiation and dispute advice, licensing and management rights). A large portion of this specialist work relates to the completing and advising on the tender process, service contracts, design and construction contracts, and due diligence measures; and
  • Numerous licensees in the Northern Territory with respect to regulatory requirements, applications and objection (including acting for objectors in the infamous Dan Murphy’s matter in Darwin).

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