Our expertise

Mining and resources

As a Western Australian firm, we appreciate the significance of the mining and resources sector to the economy, and have a detailed understanding of the legal and regulatory issues unique to the sector

A wide range of clients across the sector rely on our expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property, and the emerging challenges of ESG matters.

Our clients are involved in exploration, mining, engineering design and construction services to the mining and mineral processing industries, as well as mining services (such as crushing, screening and processing) and the supply of mining equipment.

This capital-intensive and complex industry has enormous potential for disputes at every stage. Our mining and resources team provide legal support and assistance with:

  • ASX listings
  • Aviation and drone regulatory issues
  • Corporations Act matters
  • Deeds of company arrangement
  • Defamatory posts on public forums
  • Employment and labour disputes
  • Environmental, Social and Governance risks and compliance
  • Memoranda of understanding
  • Mergers, acquisitions and takeovers
  • Partnerships, contracts and/or joint ventures
  • Shareholder documents
  • Supply issues
  • Tenement objections and exploration licences
  • Warden’s Court matters


Intellectual property across mining and resources

Our intellectual property team have acted for large global energy firms around the world, including the world’s largest garnet miner, commercialise and protect their valuable intellectual property. We have also represented a number of large engineering companies on a variety of matters related to intellectual property.

For Mining and Resources matters, please contact Managing Principal, Nathan Ebbs, or Principal, Michael Nas.

For Corporate maters, please contact our Corporate Counsel, David Sanders.

For Intellectual Property matters, please contact Principal, Dave Stewart.