Melissa Ahlefeldt

Senior Associate Wellington

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​​​Melissa specialises in commercial contracting and legal advice, including all aspects of tendering and procurement from designing a tender process to negotiating contracts. She has advised on a range of significant procurements, privatisations and outsourcings in areas such as information and communications technology, health, defence and social and economic infrastructure.

Work highlights

Public private partnerships (PPP) schools expansion project
Advising the Ministry of Education on the expansion of a number of schools procured under PPP contracts, including the expansion of Wakatipu High School which achieved financial close in March 2021 and the planned expansions to Rolleston College, Te Ao Mārama Primary School and Hobsonville Point Primary School.

Ministry of Health – Health Infrastructure Unit
Providing probity advice on the various procurement projects being undertaken by the Health Infrastructure Unit, including the new Dunedin hospital project.