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George is a commercial dispute resolution lawyer with a particular focus on clients in the mining, oil & gas and electricity sectors.
He has broad experience across those sectors, and has acted for and advised large multinational oil & gas companies, domestic mining companies and various contractors and service providers to producers.
George has considerable experience in construction disputes and joint venture disputes, as well as advising electricity generators and retailers in operational matters and supply-side issues with fuel producers. He also advises mining companies and onshore producers regarding land access and native title issues.
Acted in Supreme Court of Western Australia litigation with former head contractor of Karratha component of Pilbara Underground Power Project.
Acted in Supreme Court of Western Australia litigation against its former mining services contractor, Watpac (including two initial adjudications under the Construction Contracts Act 2004).
Acted in domestic arbitration concerning various claims and applicable rates under drilling contract.
Acted in relation to large-scale construction disputes and joint venture issues in Australia.
Acted in LCIA arbitration with former joint venture participants concerning JOA obligations following withdrawal from JV in Tunisia.
Acted in relation to multiple disputes with State regarding royalty calculations and assessments.
Acted for buyers in multiple confidential price review processes with sellers under significant long term gas supply contracts.
Acted on various matters concerning land access and compensation with private landowners including native title issues.
Acting in judicial review proceedings in Federal Court from review decision of the Australian Takeover’s Panel concerning off-market bid for all shares in Finders Resources Ltd.
Acting for the company, on instruction of insures, in defending two funded shareholder class actions brought in the Federal Court of Australia.
The Queensland Court of Appeal last week upheld a decision that a demand for payment under an unconditional bank guarantee was invalid because it failed to state expressly that it had been signed...
In the October 2013 issue of Acumen, we gave an overview of the divergence in approach of courts in England, Australia and New Zealand in the interpretation of ...consequential... or ...indirect......