Energy and Resources

MinterEllison has one of the largest specialist energy and resources legal practices in the Asia Pacific with more than 100 lawyers across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. Our strength is to combine lawyers from various offices in virtual teams to work with international and domestic clients who are operating across borders.

We work in the electricity, mining and metals, oil and gas, climate change, native title and water sectors throughout the Asia Pacific region.

VINCI Energies acquisition of a leading Australian electrical contracting and engineering company

Advised VINCI Energies, the VINCI subsidiary specialising in energy services, in relation to its acquisition of J&P Richardson Industries, a leading Australian electrical contracting and engineering company.

Sale of Pacific Hydro renewable energy business

Acted for the Board and senior management of Pacific Hydro Pty Ltd in the sale by IFM (as fund manager of its Australian Infrastructure Funds) of its Pacific Hydro renewable energy business to China State Power Investment Corporation

ALS $325 million accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer

Minter Ellison's Corporate M&A team has been advising longstanding blue-chip client ALS Limited in relation to its recently announced (and fully underwritten) A$325 million equity raising by way of an accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer of new shares to existing shareholders (Equity Raising).

Solar Energy Plant

Advised Rio Tinto on its offtake contract from a solar energy plant at Weipa.

Solar Plant

Assisting an international investor with due diligence on the potential acquisition of an Australian utilities solar plant.