Areas of practice.

Resources and Energy.

  • Joint ventures (exploration and mining)
  • Joint operating agreements (oil and gas)
  • Farm-in agreements (for minerals or oil and/or gas)
  • Project acquisitions and divestments
  • Royalty agreements
  • Minerals legislation advice
  • Mineral rights agreements
  • Mineral off-take agreements
  • Mineral tenement and tenure reports
  • Oil and gas legislation advice
  • Project financing documentation
  • Legal due diligence
  • Mining and construction agreements
  • Land access and compensation agreements
  • Mining services agreements

Corporate Law.

  • ASX listings and compliance
  • Capital raisings
  • Prospectuses (initial public offerings, back door listings, placements and rights issues)
  • Share purchase plans
  • Notices of meetings and information memoranda
  • Related party transactions
  • Employee share, option or rights schemes
  • Directors’ duties
  • ASX compliance
  • Backdoor listings
  • Corporate mergers and restructuring
  • Corporate acquisitions
  • Dual exchange listings
  • Underwriting agreements
  • Executive service agreements

General Commercial.

  • Leases
  • Property law
  • Business law
  • Business sales and purchases
  • Commercial contracts
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • Trusts
  • Asset protection
  • Security
  • Sales
  • Manufacturing, licensing and distribution agreements

Native Title Law.

  • Native title compensation trusts for native title claim groups
  • Native title mining agreements
  • Future act agreements for minerals projects
  • Land use agreements
  • Processes and requirements under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Aboriginal heritage agreements and requirements under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA)
  • Native title royalty structures
  • Native title due diligence for mineral project acquisitions