Gregory Ross is a partner of Eakin McCaffery Cox’s Commercial Government team. He has many years legal services experience spanning litigious and non-litigious, civil and criminal contexts. He is an accredited specialist in Government and Administrative Law under the NSW Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation scheme and was Head Assessor for that field in 2011-13.
Since 1988 he has practised in the areas of Administrative Law, Government Contracting, Industry Facilitation and Probity matters, including legislative reform and procurement projects, including Public Private Partnerships, to achieve the best value for money for clients.
He works very much at the interface of government and the commercial world. He has, for some time, provided Probity Advisory/Audit governance services to clients.
Granted the area of cover is relatively new, but the wording of policies I have seen seem to have more than a few too many loopholes. They are usually broader than just to cover NDB Scheme exposure.
Care needs to be taken as to whether and to what extent the particular contract in issue is one under which the proper exercise of some statutory discretion might, at some stage, adversely impact on ongoing performance of the contra