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Anthony is a commercial lawyer with 20 years’ experience in the energy and resources and infrastructure sector, specialising in contract negotiation and advice, economic regulation and regulatory advice.
Anthony's energy experience includes the drafting and negotiation of electricity and gas connection agreements, agreements for the construction, operation and maintenance of energy infrastructure, including pipelines, gas turbines and cogeneration stations, gas sales and haulage agreements and electricity retail and power purchase agreements. He also advises on the application of the National Electricity Rules, the preparation of access arrangement submissions to the AER under the National Gas Law, the application of the National Gas Rules and Law, and on price reviews under long term gas supply agreements.
His mining experience includes negotiation of joint venture arrangements, advice on the application of royalty regimes and other aspects of mining acts, advice on State Agreements, drafting of sales contracts and preparation of mining legislation for the State of Papua New Guinea.
Anthony has experience in contract drafting and negotiation for the defence, health, education and water industries.
Assisting with negotiation gas purchase arrangements.
Advising on various cogeneration/energy projects.
Negotiating haulage agreements for the Moomba to Adelaide Pipeline.
Advising on application of National Energy Customer Framework.
Advising on electrification aspects APLNG Project.
Ranked as a leading energy & natural resources lawyer
Clients view Anthony Groom as a practitioner who "adds value by bringing his experience and pragmatic view to bear," who often shows an understanding of their businesses equal to their own and who further stands out as "a good sounding board" and tireless negotiator
A package of proposed reforms to the legislation regulating access to natural gas pipelines has been released for stakeholder feedback.
The Energy Security Board (ESB) was established by COAG to develop required changes to the National Electricity Rules to meet the changing needs of the Australian electricity market.
The recent Federal Court judgment Lucas v Zomay Holdings Pty Ltd is a reminder to all contracting parties that a preliminary agreement is immediately binding, even when you are expecting to enter...