Eagle, Kenneth

Deputy General Counsel Commercial

Kenneth has over 25 years of experience working with Commonwealth agencies on major commercial matters.

He has worked on major procurement projects across a range of sectors for clients such as the National Disability Insurance Agency, Health, Home Affairs; grant programs; and commercial arrangements to support implementation of major government programs. Kenneth works closely with Commonwealth clients and with other advisers to provide integrated and targeted solutions, with a strong focus on working collaboratively to achieve the best results. He brings a broad background from his work with a wide range of Commonwealth agencies.

He plays a leading role with the Department of Finance on whole-of-government templates for grants and procurements and with a number of other agencies to develop model clauses to implement procurement and grant connected policies.


Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1995

Areas of law

Corporate and commercial

  • General contract law – contract drafting and negotiations
  • Procurement and tendering
  • Governance and probity – providing strategic probity and process advice
  • Intellectual property
  • Development and implementation of major grant programs