Nicholas Carney is a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills. Nicholas has extensive experience in relation to PPPs, divestments and complex government procurements. He has acted for governments (Commonwealth, state and local council), consortia, sponsors, funds and banks across various sectors, including roads, hospitals, social housing, waste and defence. He also regularly advises clients on procurement and probity matters. Nicholas has been involved in recent path-finding service-focused PPPs including the Social and Affordable Housing Fund project and the fully-outsourced Northern Beaches Hospital.