With deep industry knowledge that comes from years of involvement at the corporate, project and operational level, and unrivalled depth of expertise, our team delivers comprehensive, integrated solutions across the mining, oil and gas, power and renewables sectors.

From multi-nationals, to investors and sponsors, explorers, developers and producers, to government and public sector entities, we support clients across the full lifecycle of a project and on business-critical issues.

The lifecycle of a mine can span from 10 to 100 years – we assist clients to meet the challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.

Our industry-facing team supports clients throughout the lifecycle of their mining assets, from exploration and greenfield development to extraction and export, and beyond.

We provide solutions across the full risk spectrum and the full lifecycle of a mine:

  • Financing and fundraising (including streaming)
  • Project structuring, regulatory approvals and compliance
  • Development including construction and expansion, tendering and procurement
  • M&A, joint ventures, farm-ins
  • Industry-specific agreements (eg, co-development arrangements, tenement and land access, exploration rights, overlapping tenure/co-development, native title/cultural heritage, water rights, royalties, rail/port access rights)
  • Operational management, regulatory and commercial issues, including commodity sales and marketing, road, rail and shipping
  • Industrial relations and workplace health and safety
  • Competition
  • Dispute resolution.


Anglo American - divestment of its Australian coal mining assets including Callide, Dartbrook, Foxleigh, and Drayton mines

Rio Tinto

  • all planning and advice work at both a State and Federal level for the Warkworth and Mount Thorley Mines
  • advised on its global exploration collaboration with China Minmetals

West Pilbara Iron Ore Project - various proposed joint venture agreements covering mine development, railway and port access, and proposed off-take arrangements

Anglo American - feasibility studies, project approvals, arrangements with infrastructure owners (including moving rail lines), procurement (including longwalls), tenure and regulatory / environmental advice as well as the ongoing day to day contract administration and disputes while the project is being completed

Uranium Resources, Inc - merger with Anatolia Energy Limited. The merger created a leading, international uranium developer and allowed the Temrezli uranium project to be fast-tracked into production.

Yancoal Australia - advised on the A$3.2 billion equity raising to fund the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Coal & Allied

AGL – assisted the energy provider to achieve a step change in the industrial arrangements at its Loy Yang A power station and associated coal mine.

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