Media release | Gadens further strengthens Property Team with leading construction and infrastructure partner
12 November 2018
National firm Gadens has appointed Daniel Middleton as Partner in its Property, Construction & Planning Group. He joins Gadens after more than 10 years at Baker McKenzie, having spent the formative years of his career at Simpson Grierson in New Zealand and at Lawrence Graham (now Wragge Lawrence Graham) in the United Kingdom. He worked at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) before joining Baker McKenzie in 2007.
Grant Scott-Hayward, Gadens’ Chief Executive Officer said:
“Having developed his career as a leading front-end construction and infrastructure specialist, Daniel’s expertise spans the full spectrum of drafting and negotiating contracts relating to the procurement of major construction and infrastructure projects, and the subsequent operation, maintenance, leasing and sale of those assets. He has significant experience from working on a wide range of projects in a variety of environments and market sectors including property development (developers and lenders), universities, renewable energy (wind, solar and hydro), water infrastructure and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs). Daniel is a valuable addition to Gadens’ strong property team.”
Commenting on his decision to join Gadens, Daniel Middleton said:
“Gadens’ Property, Construction & Planning Group has an excellent reputation across Australia as a market-leader, and the Group presents great opportunities to work with brand-name clients on some of the largest and most exciting transactions in the property and construction space in Australia. I am looking forward to working alongside some of the market’s most highly-regarded practitioners at Gadens, and to assist with the firm’s continuing expansion of this important practice area.”
Daniel’s clients include developers, owners, contractors, suppliers, tenants and public sector entities including State owned corporations and universities.
“Daniel has worked with a number of clients in common with our firm, and making the transition to Gadens will be a seamless one. Further advancing our market-leading expertise, Daniel’s is another notable appointment for Gadens. He will add significant capability and will complement the existing skills within our Property, Construction & Planning Group to provide clients with an even stronger, fully-integrated ‘one-stop shop’ service. We are excited about the lead role Daniel will play as we continue to enhance our position and reputation to be the ‘go to’ firm for property and construction projects.” concluded Mr Scott-Hayward.