Jodie Burger

Special Counsel. Brisbane.

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Jodie Burger

Jodie is a projects and infrastructure specialist with broad contractual and commercial experience. She has practiced extensively in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

Jodie has built a strong reputation in the market with a focus on outsourcing and procurement.

She has worked with State and Commonwealth Government clients as well as a number of key private sector clients, including consortia bidding for high profile projects, well known financial institutions and major developers and corporations.

Clients note Jodie’s pragmatic and commercial approach, in addition to her ability to communicate clearly and to act as a true member of their team.

Jodie is a projects and infrastructure specialist with broad contractual and commercial experience. She has practiced extensively in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

Jodie has built a strong reputation in the market with a focus on outsourcing and procurement.

She has worked with State and Commonwealth Government clients as well as a number of key private sector clients, including consortia bidding for high profile projects, well known financial institutions and major developers and corporations.

Clients note Jodie’s pragmatic and commercial approach, in addition to her ability to communicate clearly and to act as a true member of their team.

“Professional, extremely thorough and always ensures that a deadline is met” GC, Int'l service company
Jodie Burger

Jodie's Expertise

  • Queensland Health Advising on a range of outsourcing and partnering arrangements with private sector providers including in respect of medical imaging and radiopharmaceuticals supply.
  • Victorian Desalination Project Advised the Victorian Government in relation to the Victorian Desalination Plant which was procured through the Partnerships Victoria Program. Jodie’s role included assisting with the development of initiative solutions to enable tenderers to bid for the project, notwithstanding the adverse market conditions which (at the time) were having a significant impact on the ability of companies to secure financing.
  • Whole of government procurement Acted for the Department of Finance & Deregulation on the whole of government procurements for Major Office Machinery and Stationary and Office Supplies.
  • AirTanker Limited Advised the SPV, AirTanker Limited, on the contractual documentation for what was, at the time, the world’s largest Defence PFI (with financing of approximately £2.5 billion) involving the provision of an air to air refuelling capability to the UK Ministry of Defence.
  • SKA Project, Australia and New Zealand bid Assisted the Australia and New Zealand bid team respond to questionnaires from the international SKA Organisation in relation to the build of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope, which will be the largest and most capable radiotelescope ever constructed.

Jodie's Leadership

  • Queensland Law Society Member

What others say

  • “Jodie’s performance was most impressive as it was a very challenging project with tight timeframes. She acquired a very detailed knowledge of all documents within a short period.” Construction client
  • “A pleasure to work with and approachable – [we] were able to approach her for advice on a range of legal issues throughout the processes.” Projects client
  • “Your assistance is invaluable, thank you.” Resources client
  • “Jodie provided additional value by suggesting alternate approaches (as appropriate) from her experience to ensure that the required outcome was able to be achieved.” Government client
  • “Jodie adapted to our needs and sought feedback to ensure expectations had been met. In so doing, Jodie clarified our expectations each time she was tasked and would clarify that we were ‘asking the right question’.” Government client
  • “Jodie provided a common sense approach to addressing issues and appropriate advice to the risks involved. She did not overwork low risk issues, nor would she truncate consideration around higher risk issues to meet unrealistic deadlines. She communicated in plain English and clearly explained the legal implications around certain issues; this ensured they were able to be addressed in a timely and straightforward manner.” Government client
  • “You are a construction star!” Projects client

Jodie's Thinking