Michael specialises in corporate mining, petroleum and natural resources law and has significant experience providing advice in relation to acquisitions and divestments, project development, joint venture structuring and related issues, offtake agreements (including gas sale and transportation agreements) and construction and procurement contracts.
Advising both mining and oil & gas companies, Michael’s clients include publicly listed and private companies who operate throughout the full project cycle from exploration and development to production and operations.
Michael was named as a Recommended Energy & Resources Lawyer – Western Australia by Doyle’s Guide 2019, 2018 and 2017. He was also recognised as one of two Natural Resources ‘Next Generation’ lawyers in the 2016 edition of the Asia Pacific Legal 500.
Michael’s experience includes advising: