Fiona Yeang, the Principal of Yeang Lawyers, has over 30 years’ experience in construction and major projects, with extensive specialist expertise in public private partnerships, alliance contracting and other forms of relationship contracting. In addition to her expertise in drafting one-off forms of contract for complex infrastructure projects, Fiona has worked extensively with UK, Australian and International standard forms of construction and services contracts. Her experience spans a wide range of industries, including water, waste, CSG, oil and gas, mining, power generation, defence and public private partnership (PPP) projects for roads, hospitals and schools. Fiona is also a member of the QLS Diverse Abilities Network.
Some years ago I found myself on a panel reviewing applications from law students for summer clerkship positions in a law firm. As we worked through the amazing applications from outstanding students, I began to seriously question my credentials for the role.