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Robert Watson
|Special Counsel

Robert Watson is a government procurement specialist with extensive experience in complex acquisitions and IT intensive assets.

As an advisor and contract negotiator, Robert works with Commonwealth and State Governments at all levels on procurement strategies, tender and contract development, intellectual property rights, legal risk management, performance management, probity and compliance.

Robert also provides strategic advice on defective performance and contract management.

He has a strong and long-standing relationship with the Department of Defence, working on some of Defence’s largest and most significant long-term acquisitions.

Robert draws upon 20 years’ experience as a government advisor, including six years spent in the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department prior to commencing private practice.

He also lectures at the Australian Defence Force Academy on "Risk In Contracting”.

Areas of expertise include: