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Martin is a commercial lawyer specialising in the fields of energy and resources, construction and infrastructure, and unregulated M&A.
He advises on joint ventures, the acquisition and disposal of mining and oil and gas assets, as well as unregulated M&A in the infrastructure and corporate sectors. He also has substantial experience in resources/energy project and infrastructure development, including roads and rail, and social infrastructure PPPs.
Martin previously spent nearly three years working with a global law firm in London, where he was mostly involved in upstream oil and gas and mining M&A, and development projects in Africa and Europe, as well as gas sales and transportation agreements. Martin's extensive experience and outstanding skill set are complemented by his "common sense with a profound knowledge of the resource industries" – Chambers Global.
He has been acknowledged as a leading individual in Energy & Resources each year in Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2005-2012, as a leading individual in Energy & Natural Resources each year in Chambers Global, 2007-2012, a leading individual in Natural Resources each year in Best Lawyers Australia 2010-2019, and a leading individual in Victorian Energy & Resources law in Doyles Guide 2016.
Martin is currently the National President of the Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association, AMPLA.
Negotiation of a stabilisation agreement with the Government of Zambia for a copper project in Zambia.
Recognised as a lawyer in Energy & Resources.
Recognised as a leading lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources
Listed as a leading lawyer in Equity Capital Markets Law
Listed as a leading lawyer in Construction/Infrastructure Law
Listed as a leading lawyer in Corporate Law
Listed as a leading lawyer in Energy Law
Listed as a leading lawyer in Mining Law
Listed as a leading lawyer in Natural Resources Law
Listed as a leading lawyer in Oil & Gas Law
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