Jim is head of the firm's corporate team and is one of Queensland’s leading corporate lawyers with a strong emphasis on resources, mining and corporate governance. Over the past 25 years Jim has advised many public and private sector entities, including blue chip companies and leading private clients.
Jim is well known for his work with the finance sector on financial services reform and is a trusted adviser to the resources sector, particularly the coal industry.
His expertise includes mergers and acquisitions (both regulated and unregulated), corporate structuring, joint ventures, private equity, equity capital markets, corporate governance and director's duties.
Jim also has excellent structuring experience and taxation skills including international tax, uniform capital allowances, capital gains tax, stamp duty and GST.