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Sam Jennings

Special Counsel

Commercially minded, outcome focussed and highly skilled, Sam Jennings is not your average lawyer.
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Sam is a corporate and commercial lawyer with a unique and highly sought-after skill set.  With experience in banking and finance, projects, procurement, and general commercial law, he is well placed to add value to your business or project.

What sets Sam apart from his competitors is his technical ability and his hands-on practical experience, which together enable him to add value across the project delivery timeline.  He understands the challenges involved with project development and knows what it takes to drive complicated projects through to financial close.

Sam prides himself on making his clients’ lives easier by providing modern, user friendly and cost-effective legal services. Commercially minded and outcome focussed, Sam has the skills and experience required to cut through complexity and drive positive outcomes.


Sam has recently been involved in a considerable number of utility scale energy projects, including some of the most high-profile energy projects in South Australia.  He also regularly advises clients on a broad range of general commercial matters.

Sam’s core expertise lies in the following disciplines:

  • corporate structuring and contracting models;
  • procurement (including D&C, EPC and BOOM contracts);
  • energy regulation;
  • project finance (including syndicated project finance) and PPSA;
  • grid connection; and
  • land access.

Sam's Expertise