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Service Member

Minter Ellison

MinterEllison is Australia’s largest law firm providing legal and consulting services through offices in Australia and a global network of member firms and associated companies.

MinterEllison’s mining and metals team works with domestic and international mining and resource explorers, developers, financiers, and operators to help them build, manage and protect their business interests, minimise risk, and seize the opportunities unfolding in the sector. We regularly advise industry associations and governments on policy and regulation issues.

Our end-to-end range of services include:

  • Mining access and regulation. Exploration and production tenure, environmental approvals, environmental investigations and defence of prosecutions, water access and approvals, land access and compensation, native title and cultural heritage.
  • Finance, acquisitions, disposals. Strategy, structures, corporate and project finance, due diligence, acquisitions and divestments, negotiations and documentation, tax and royalties.
  • Health and safety, industrial relations and employment. Industrial relations, workforce change and restructures, reviews and audits of safety systems, safety training, incident response, litigation and dispute resolution.
  • Mine development. Feasibility studies, contracting strategy (EPC and EPCM), tender preparation, management and advice, contract and risk management, procurement and training.
  • Mine operation. Commercial agreements (e.g. utilities), mining services, stakeholder engagement, infrastructure sharing/access, rail haulage contracts, litigation and dispute resolution.
  • Mine closure. Closure planning and approvals, contamination and waste management, contract strategy and negotiations, demolition / removal / remediation procurement, land re-use, and stakeholder management.

Level 22, One Eagle Street – Waterfront Brisbane, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane Qld 4000

GPO Box 7844, Waterfront Place, Brisbane Qld 4001

07 3119 6000