Brendan Clark
I specialise on projects and infrastructure in the energy and natural resource sectors and have more than 17 years' experience in Australia and abroad advising the private and public sector on mergers and acquisitions, commodity transportation and sale agreements, financings and regulatory matters.
  • +61 7 3119 6455
  • +61 421 617 096

My clients include major resource companies, power generators, water service providers, petroleum and mining service contractors and government in Queensland and nationally.

Career highlights

  • Advisor to the Queensland Government on pipeline, rail and port infrastructure projects in several key State development areas
  • Long term advisor to Queensland's state-owned generator Stanwell Corporation on project developments, asset acquisitions and divestments, power purchase agreements, retail contracts, coal supply arrangements, cross-border lease agreements, bulk water supply agreements, energy regulatory matters, major procurement and significant disputes
  • Advisor to ConocoPhillips as shareholder and downstream operator of the APLNG Project
  • Co-led the team advising on a bid to acquire the Darling Downs Pipeline Network
  • Advisor to Anglo American on the development of several mine projects, rail haulage agreements, port access and coal handling arrangements and mine divestments
  • Advisor to the Australia Petroleum Production and Exploration Association on legislative developments, policy and special projects
  • Led the team advising on the merger of the Queensland Government state-owned generators
  • Advisor to several offshore corporations on their initial investments and establishment in Australia
  • Former in-house advisor to SNC-Lavalin on the conclusion of agreements with Saudi Aramco for the development water injection facilities for the Khourais Project and central processing facilities for the Shaybah project in Saudi Arabia
  • Client Relationship Partner for several long standing clients including Stanwell Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Savanna Energy Services and Seqwater
  • An active participant in industry organisations such as Water Law Committee of the International Bar Association (Chair) and the Qld Law Society’s Mining and Resources Law Committee