Gilbert + Tobin has appointed Zac Kerr who joined as a Partner in the Energy + Infrastructure team in the Melbourne office on July 18, 2022.

Zac joins G+T from K&L Gates where he was a global co-head of Construction & Infrastructure advising on projects and infrastructure transactions globally, particularly in Australia and Asia. He has advised on large and complex infrastructure procurement projects with a particular knowledge of the transport, power, water and social infrastructure / public–private partnership (PPP) sectors, including greenfield contracting, financing and secondary markets.

Zac’s client base is synergistic with the G+T client base, with clients primarily the sponsors, financiers and contractors on PPPs, toll roads, power stations, renewable projects, transmission and distribution assets, transport infrastructure and telecommunications projects in ANZ and across the globe.

Partner and head of the Energy + Infrastructure group Alexander Danne said that the G+T E+I team were very excited by the close alignment between Zac and G+T. “I’m delighted to welcome Zac to the G+T Energy + Infrastructure team. He is a highly respected member of the profession, and his appointment compliments and deepens our offering, bringing further bench strength to our project, construction and project finance teams in the energy and infrastructure market.

Partner and head of the Banking + Projects practice group John Schembri said that “The recruitment of such a high calibre projects practitioner as Zac is testament to the strategic decision we made to form a single Banking + Projects practice group, combining our projects, construction and project finance teams with our climate change, planning and real estate teams.

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