Jonathon Williams
Partner, Brisbane
With more than 20 years in practice, I deal with the construction, finance and public law aspects of major public infrastructure and transport projects. I advise government clients, sponsors and contractors in Australia and New Zealand, focusing on clear communication and pragmatic, cost-conscious solutions.

Career highlights

  • NSW Department of Corrections – advised on commissioning custodial services for the John Morony Correctional Complex
  • Building Queensland – lead legal adviser on the business case for expanding the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre
  • Queensland Rail – lead legal adviser on the New Generation Rollingstock public–private partnership (PPP)
  • Queensland Treasury – lead legal adviser on the Logan Enhancement Project, upgrading the Logan Motorway and Gateway Extension Motorway
  • Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads – lead legal adviser on procurement of new performance based bus service contracts in Metropolitan South East Queensland
  • Cintra, John Laing Investments, InfraRed Capital Partners consortium – lead legal adviser on the Aru Pūhoi to Warkworth road PPP in New Zealand
  • Transport for NSW – supported the New InterCity Fleet passenger rolling stock DBM procurement process
  • Co-head of MinterEllison’s Transport group
  • MinterEllison PPP practice leader in Queensland
  • Board Member, Infrastructure Association of Queensland