Baker McKenzie has appointed Joshua Saunders as a construction partner in Sydney. Joshua joins Baker McKenzie from Lendlease, where he held the position of Deputy Head of Legal.

Baker McKenzie's National Managing Partner, Anthony Foley stated: "Joshua comes to us with a broad range of important skills in the transport, utilities, telecommunications and renewables sectors.  Taken together with the recent addition of Matt Coleman as a partner in our Construction team in Melbourne, Joshua's recruitment in Sydney reflects the growth and ambition of our construction, infrastructure and project work.  

Baker McKenzie's Head of Construction in Australia, Leigh Duthie stated: "Joshua is an exceptional lawyer who has reliable experience in complex contractual arrangements in major infrastructure projects including PPPs, Joint Ventures, O&M and D&C contracts. In addition to his front end and negotiation experience, Joshua is a skilled and capable construction and commercial disputes lawyer."

Joshua possesses strong commercial experience and extensive familiarity with key investment and risk approval processes in complex corporate environments. 

When asked what it means to join Baker McKenzie, Joshua responded: "I am excited to join a leading global law firm in a market leading construction practice. I look forward to working with a truly impressive team across a diverse client base."
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