Mining & Resources

We advise a diverse range of publicly listed and private companies operating in the mining, petroleum and natural resources sectors.

We work with our clients across all stages of a project’s life-cycle including exploration, development, production, mine closure and rehabilitation.

As well as advising on Australian projects, we have significant experience advising on projects located in many different geographic regions including in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe.

Our hard rock clients have operations in commodities including gold, base metals, uranium and all of the EV metals.

We have experience advising oil & gas companies in relation to off-shore, on-shore and coal seam gas operations.

We provide advice on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including transaction structuring and documentation, due diligence, public company takeovers and schemes
  • Joint venture agreements, farm-in agreements, option agreements, royalty agreements and mineral sharing agreements
  • Marketing and off-take agreements for minerals and petroleum
  • Gas transportation agreements and power purchase agreements
  • Construction, mining services agreements and procurement contracts
  • Project finance arrangements
  • Native Title and Aboriginal Heritage matters
  • Liaison with relevant government departments and approval processes, including Foreign Investment Review Board approval for foreign companies investing in Australia
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New Century Resources Limited

Advised New Century Resources Limited on its development and re-start of the Century Mine including negotiating and drafting its offtake agreements with global trading houses and smelters, gas sale agreement, power purchase agreement, mining services agreement and its construction and services agreements

Primary Gold Limited

Advised Primary Gold Limited on the acquisition and development of its Coolgardie Gold Project through to, and in respect of, its $37.5m takeover by Hanking Australia Investments Pty Ltd