Mark was admitted to practice in 1984 and has over 30 years’ experience in resources and corporate law. He has advised on many significant resources projects in Australia and overseas. Mark acts for a range of ASX listed resource companies as well as a number of unlisted companies active in the sector. He has extensive experience in native title law and is a non-executive director of ASX listed Breaker Resources NL.
Phone: (08) 9756 6226
Andrew was admitted to practice in 2003 and has over 15 years’ experience in corporate and energy/resources law. His main areas of practice are capital markets (including IPOs/backdoor listings and equity raisings) and mergers and acquisitions (including via takeover and scheme of arrangement). Andrew worked at Freehills Perth for over 4 years in Corporate Energy/Resources before moving in 2007 to boutique corporate law firm Steinepreis Paganin. Andrew joined EMK Lawyers as a director in 2017.
Phone: 0419 204 761
Kyle was admitted to practice in April 2010 and is an experienced corporate and resources lawyer. Kyle’s practice focusses on mining and resources law, capital markets and native title law. Kyle has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, including both domestic and international transactions. Kyle was a lawyer at Steinepreis Paganin for 4 years before joining EMK Lawyers in 2013 and is currently a non-executive director of Pantoro Limited.
Phone: 0415 995 045
James’ practice encompasses all commercial and litigious aspects of exploration, mining and infrastructure projects including all agreements involved in transactions and developing projects. James is a co-author of Hunt on Mining Law of Western Australia and has been regularly recognised as a leading resources lawyer including by Doyle's and Best Lawyers™. Prior to joining EMK in 2021 James was a partner at HopgoodGanim and Hunt & Humphry.
Phone: 0411 220 274
Michael Hunt has practised resources law in Perth for 50 years. He has been recognised nationally and internationally as a leading mining lawyer including by Best Lawyers and Doyle’s. A former national President of the AMPLA, his writings include the book Mining Law in Western Australia, the "Energy and Resources" volume of Halsbury's Laws of Australia and the book Minerals and Petroleum Laws of Australia. Over a period of more than 30 years he served as a director of various ASX listed junior exploration/mining companies.
0413 941 222
Jake graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws in 2020. He commenced employment as a Law Graduate with EMK Lawyers in May 2021 after completing his College of Law studies and was admitted as a lawyer in October 2021. Jake’s experience focuses on corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, prospectus, notice of meetings, ASX listings, tenement reports, due diligence investigations, and reviewing commercial contracts.
Phone: 0415 040 399
Jacqui is the firm's Office Manager and Paralegal, and is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Laws. Jacqui has over 10 years' experience in all aspects of legal administration, having worked in various areas of law in both boutique firms and top tier global firms.
Phone: (08) 9794 6192