Peter Schenk




Peter's deep understanding of the construction industry gives him rare insight into his clients’ needs. His exceptional service and business acumen help put him at the forefront of some of the country’s most challenging infrastructure projects.

Peter’s experience has ranged from working in-house at one of Australia's largest construction organisations to advising on major public infrastructure, mining, civil and building projects in Australia, South East Asia, South America and Africa.

Peter is a committee member at AMPLA, and is drafting the model mining services contract and a member of Infrastructure Association Queensland.

Key deals

Gold Coast Rapid Transit Project

Advised the Department of Transport and Main Roads since the commencement of the project in 2007. Advised on delivery options, legislative amendments and procurement issues during the business case phase. Led the Corrs team in the development of the RFP documents and the interaction with bidders. Continued to advise on contract administration issues during the delivery of Stage 1. Appointed for the procurement and delivery phases of Stage 2 of this flagship project. Appointed to assist with the business case for Stage 3A.

Cross River Rail

Advising DIF, Pacific Partnerships, BAM and Ghella in the bidding process for the Cross River Rail PPP project. Peter’s role includes advising on, and negotiating all matters relating to the Consortium’s interest in the Over Station Development (OSD) with the proposed Developer and the State.

Queensland New Generation Rollingstock Project

Advised on the delivery of rollingstock and the installation of disability compliant toilets across the rollingstock fleet as part of the Queensland Next Generation Rollingstock PPP being procured by the State of Queensland.

Projects Queensland - Queensland Schools

Advising Projects Queensland during the business case, EOI and RFP phases of this project for the procurement of the design, construction and operation of 10 schools in Queensland as a Public Private Partnership.

Sunshine Coast Public University and Private Hospitals

Currently advising Qld Health in relation to contract administration issues arising post financial close in relation to the Sunshine Coast Public University Hospital PPP between Qld Health and Exemplar Health (SCUH) Partnership and the Sunshine Coast Private University Hospital Collocation and Service Agreements between Qld Health and Ramsay Health Care Australia.

QGC Limited

Advising QGC with respect to its major construction contracts relating to the development of the QCLNG project in central Queensland. Peter has advised QGC on all aspects of its contracts since project commencement including contract negotiation, contract administration and dispute resolution.

Department of Infrastructure, Development and Planning - Queen’s Wharf Development

Advising DSDIP in relation to the business case and procurement phases of the Queen’s Wharf Development in the George Street precinct in CBD Brisbane.

Department of Infrastructure, Development and Planning - Integrated Resort Development

Advising DSDIP in relation to the business case and procurement phases of the Integrated Resort Development projects in south-east and north Queensland.

WA State Solicitors Office – WA Schools

Assisting SSO during EOI and RFP phases of this project for the procurement of the design, construction and operation of eight schools in Western Australia as a Public Private Partnership.

Queensland Rail

Advised on the procurement of the Moreton Bay Rail Link project. Drafted design and construction contracts for rail systems and interface agreements between the road and rail sections of the project.