DLA Piper advises Lend Lease on Bendigo Hospital public-private partnership

The Bendigo Hospital public-private partnership (PPP) reached financial close on 29 May 2013, with a team of lawyers from DLA Piper advising Lend Lease Project Management and Construction.

The $630m project will be delivered in partnership with state government body Bendigo Health and will involve the redevelopment of the existing Bendigo Hospital site. It is scheduled to be completed in 2016 and will offer facilities such as a helipad, a regional integrated cancer centre, a purpose-built mental health facility, an integrated women’s and children’s facility, additional acute in-patient beds and acute same-day beds, additional operating theatres and expanded research and education facilities.

The DLA Piper team comprised partner Alex Guy, senior associate Jose de Ponte, senior associate Kim Broadbent and solicitor Fleur Irvine.