Hicksons across-firm expertise and ability to adapt quickly to contemporary challenges is evident within our resources and energy department.
The resources and energy sectors loom large in the Australian economy and our team can identify opportunities to improve results and performance, with clear knowledge of complex, industry-specific legislation.
Our lawyers can advise on joint venture agreements, foreign investment, the sale and purchase of mining projects, mine establishment and operations, tenement management and related infrastructure development.
We can help at all stages of a project’s development, including advising on planning and development, dealing with government agencies and landholders, and mine operation.
Hicksons can also provide expert reports on tenement status to be included in prospectuses and provide advice on native title issues.
An integrated legal service focused on delivering sustainable value to our clients, our transport and trade group can also assist with commodity sale contracts and other logistics issues.
In the related energy sector, we have advised industry participants on the operation of the national gas and electricity markets and schemes to encourage renewables and carbon emission reduction, as well as preparing power purchase and network connection agreements.