In this insight, we summarise the new laws and take a closer look at how the reforms affect particular types of transactions. We also provide some practical tips for drafting and managing contracts affected by the new laws.
Claire is a partner practising in Gilbert + Tobin's Energy + Resources group.
Claire’s expertise spans all aspects of resources projects from acquisition, structuring, financing and implementation to the on-going development, operation and then divestment of projects. As well as negotiating and documenting transactions, Claire provides advice on regulatory compliance and approvals and land access matters.
Claire has considerable multi-jurisdictional experience, having advised on projects in all states and territories of Australia as well as overseas in countries including Turkey, the Philippines, Fiji, Vanuatu, Pakistan and various African countries.
Claire is active with the Resources and Energy Law Association and was involved in the development of the model production joint venture and the model framework royalty deed, as well as the model access agreement for Western Australia. Claire is also a member of the Mining Legislation Committee of the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies.
Claire was listed in the Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers list in 2019 for Energy Law, Mining Law and Natural Resources Law and Doyle’s Guide for Leading Energy & Resources Lawyers 2017 in Western Australia.
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