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SYDNEY, 17 May 2019: Johnson Winter & Slattery Partner Samantha Daly has been named as a finalist in the Exceptional Woman in Mining category for the 2019 Women in Mining Awards. Samantha is the only lawyer to be recognised in these prestigious awards, which will be announced at the NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Awards Dinner at Parliament House on Thursday 30 May 2019.
“Our Women in Mining Awards acknowledge the important and increasing role women are playing in our world-class NSW mining industry,” NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee said today. “Our finalists are all making an important contribution to a stronger and more diverse mining sector as our industry delivers jobs and investment for NSW - now and in the future.”
Finalists for the NSW Minerals Council’s 2019 Women in Mining Awards, include:
Exceptional Woman in Mining
- Samantha Daly - Johnson Winter & Slattery
- Ngaire Baker - MACH Energy
- Sarah Withell - BHP
Gender Diversity Champion
- Jenny Sharp - Newcrest Mining
- Wai Mun Lum - ANZ
- Tim Whitney - BHP
Excellence in Diversity Programs and Performance
- Newcrest Mining
- Layli Gall - Liddell Coal Operations
- Maddison Clarke - KRH Mining
Exceptional Young Woman in Mining
- Veronica Tondrow-Bree - Whitehaven Coal
- Brooke Lees - CMOC Northparkes
Peter Slattery, Managing Partner, Johnson Winter & Slattery, said: “We are very proud of Samantha’s achievements and the strength of the practice she has built providing planning and environmental advice to our Energy and Resources clients. Samantha has worked on many of Australia’s biggest mining projects and has forged a 100% success rate in obtaining approvals for her clients. It is great to see her outstanding work recognised in these prestigious awards.”
Samantha is a planning and environment lawyer specialising in the property, infrastructure, energy and resources industries. She acts for major miners, infrastructure providers and large developers. She advises her clients on all aspects of planning and environment regulation, including planning and environmental approvals, compliance, development contributions, biodiversity offsets, native title, contaminated land and pollution offences. She also regularly assists clients in assessing project risks and provides practical advice for her clients in responding to regulatory investigations as well as acting for her clients in relevant litigation.
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