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Mark Carkeet

Mark leads MinterEllison's Energy and Resources Practice in Brisbane, and has recently completed a 5 year term as head of Minters' firm wide Energy and Reqources Industry Group.

He has worked in commercial law since 1983 and focused principally on the utilities sector since 1992. His private and government sector clients rely on him for strategic advice on critical matters. Mark has advised on major utilities projects throughout Australia, South East Asia and Mongolia. His clients include Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Stanwell Corporation, Ergon Energy, and the governments of Queensland and Fiji.

Mark's expertise has been recognised many times by legal directories. In 2013, Mark was chosen as the leading Energy Lawyer in Queensland (and one of four in Australia) by the peer elected "Best Lawyers". He also ranks as a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific, the Who's Who of Energy Lawyers, and Doyle's Guide.

Boyne Island Aluminiuim Smelter

Advised Boyne Smelters Limited on both long and short term contracts for the purchase of additional electricity for the Boyne Island Aluminium Smelter and related transmission arrangements. The work included advice on tender documentation, AFSL considerations and developing novel contract structures to operate within the National Electricity Rules.