Principal Solicitor
Attorney at Law Sri Lanka admitted to practice in Victoria

Current practice

Bakthi’s practice focuses on government procurement and contract management. She advises on all aspects of government procurement from the preparation of request for tender documentation to the evaluation of responses and contracts entered into by government.
 
Bakthi’s areas of expertise includes advising government on contract management and matters pertaining to transition from one service provider to another particularly on large public private partnerships projects.
 

Experience

Bakthi has worked on Partnerships Victoria Projects including the Emergency Alerting Systems and Mobile Data Network projects which dealt with the provision of the communications systems to the emergency services organisations.  She has also worked on other large government outsourcing projects including the Traffic Camera Services, Infringement Management Services, the myki and prison services projects.  
 
She was seconded on a full time basis to support the project management teams on several of these projects and brings the experience gained and lessons learnt on these projects to implement practical solutions to protect the interests of the State. Bakthi has advised on transition from one service provider to another both on issues arising in carrying out a tender exercise and in supporting project teams that managed the transition of services to the new contractor.