JWS deepens energy and resources capabilities with appointment of Megan Coall

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Leading independent Australian law firm Johnson Winter Slattery has appointed Megan Coall as a Special Counsel in its Energy & Resources team. Megan will be based in the firm’s Sydney office and joins JWS from King & Wood Mallesons.

Megan has a focus on M&A and other commercial transactions within the energy and resources sector. She has advised leading Australian and global producers, as well as financial sponsors focused on global energy transition investment, on domestic and cross-border transactions.

Megan has specialist knowledge of joint venture, infrastructure and commodity sales and royalty arrangements found in complex energy and resources sector projects. She has experience advising on transactions involving critical minerals, renewables and energy technology and storage.

In welcoming Megan to the firm, JWS Partner and Head of the firm’s Energy & Resources practice group, Bruce Adkins, said, “We are delighted to have Megan join JWS. She is an excellent energy and resources lawyer with a commercial focus, and is well known for delivering high-quality advice to clients. Megan’s appointment will add further depth to the firm’s market-leading Energy & Resources practice and will strengthen our M&A offering to the sector.”

In joining the team, Megan said, “I am excited to join JWS’ dedicated Energy & Resources team. Collaboration on M&A, project development and other commercial transactions in this sector, and across traditional mining resources, renewables and emerging technologies, is vital to support the global energy transition and its array of challenges and opportunities for clients."

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