Baker & McKenzie's Natural Resources & Mining Group provides effective, focused solutions to the challenges facing companies across the mining and metals, upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas, petrochemicals, coal and chemical sectors. Our team stands out from its peers in the areas of utility regulation, strategic counsel, transactions and privatisations, and has been instrumental in major assignments for public and private sector clients in both developed and emerging markets.
Our team has advised on every aspect of Australian natural resources and energy projects, including obtaining exploration tenements, offshore acreage and surface land tenure, structuring joint ventures, preparing project agreements and financing documentation. We assist our clients in commercial operations and sales contract negotiations, purchase and sale of interests in projects, and trade sales of asset packages. We also provide general mining, oil, gas, native title, contract, corporate, tax, employment and environmental law advice.
We work closely with Baker & McKenzie's Clean Energy & Renewables Group, who advise our clients on carbon policy and help in developing creative and practical solutions to their carbon emission restrictions.
By drawing on Baker & McKenzie's local and integrated global platform we are capable of handling complicated cross-border resource and mining transactions, for both local and international clients. This global connectivity ensures we consistently offer our clients sophisticated natural resources and mining advice, adopting best-practice standards from across the globe.