Annabel Griffin

Annabel Griffin

Annabel is a partner in our Canberra office and a member of our government team, specialising in complex, strategic projects including major procurements, fund and program structuring, development projects, asset sales and project finance. Annabel is passionate about innovation in legal technology, including blockchain applications and smart contracting, and is closely involved with the start-up eco-system in the ACT and around Australia.

With 10 years of her 16 years experience spent in the UK and Singapore at a magic circle firm and as co-head of legal at an international energy company, she brings a wealth of private sector, foreign and Australian government experience to clients.

Since arriving in Australia in 2011, Annabel has built a strong ICT, procurement and project structuring practice, working with a number of government and private sector clients, such as CSIRO, ACT-based utilities, NSW and Northern Territory governments, and Commonwealth agencies. Annabel has been involved in a number of sensitive government procurement and outsourcing projects, including some strategically critical government projects (at both Commonwealth and State and Territory levels).

As an experienced strategic legal adviser, Annabel also brings to her clients extensive knowledge of the energy sector. She has broad financing experience, working across multiple international financial markets and extensive experience of project financings (including PPPs) in Europe and Asia. Her work has included international mergers; legal risk analysis; project financing; joint venture arrangements; and syndicated and leveraged financing options.

Annabel is Australia and English law qualified.

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