James practises in energy and resources law, with a focus on project development from inception to exploration and production operations. He also regularly advises on the acquisition and sale of resource companies and projects.James is included in the Best Lawyers 2019 list, which is published by the Australian Financial Review.
What he does
James specialises in project development, including regulatory approvals, land access, overlapping tenures, environmental issues, native title and cultural heritage matters and related Land Court litigation and mediation proceedings.
Who he works with
By working closely with energy and resources companies (coal, metals, oil and gas) and their in-house legal teams, James helps companies in the sector meet their project objectives from inception to operations.