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Norman Waterhouse
Mabel is a commercial and property lawyer specialising in local government major projects. With expertise across a diverse spectrum of areas, Mabel is best placed to assist Councils with strategic, commercial and property advice.

About Mabel

Mabel has been a Partner, and now Principal, of Norman Waterhouse since 2009.

With prior experience in a large commercial law firm, Mabel has been specialising in commercial and property matters for over 20 years.

With a passion for local government, Mabel is a trusted adviser for metropolitan and regional councils with expertise in procurement, probity, contract documentation, project management, construction and property transactions.

Mabel is known for her commercial and pragmatic approach, underpinned by a focus in ensuring best outcomes for her clients.

Mabel is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Hokkien, and has also acted for international companies and foreign investors in relation to their legal and commercial needs.


  • Procurement
  • Unsolicited bids and procedures
  • Probity
  • Construction
  • Management Agreements for recreational and sporting centres
  • Project Management Agreements
  • Water Agreements
  • Waste Contracts
  • Funding Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Goods and Services Agreements
  • Leases and Licences
  • Authorisations and Permits
  • Joint Use Agreements


  • LBI Foundation Board Member
  • Adelaide United Football Club Board
  • Hong Kong Australia Business Association Board
  • Eastside Business Enterprise Centre Board
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