Megan Coall Special Counsel

Megan is an energy and resources lawyer focusing 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. 




Advised on its A$9.6 billion acquisition of OZ Minerals Limited by scheme of arrangement


Advised on various private and public M&A transactions, and joint venture and infrastructure arrangements in Australia, Africa and the Americas

Denham Capital

Advised on its US$1 billion sale of Nexif Energy to RATCH Group

EMR Capital

Advised on its interests in the Golden Grove and Capricorn Copper projects, culminating in the IPO of 29Metals Limited

Northparkes Mines

Advised on China Molybdenum's US$820 million acquisition of an 80 per cent interest in Northparkes Mines from Rio Tinto and its US$550 million gold and silver streaming deal with Triple Flag Precious Metals

Port Waratah Coal Services

Advised on access arrangements to the Port of Newcastle for Hunter Valley coal industry participants

BHP Coal Assets

Advised a confidential bidder on its unsuccessful bid to acquire BHP’s 80 per cent interest in the Poitrel and South Walker Creek coal mines

Shell LNG Assets

Advised a confidential bidder on its unsuccessful bid to acquire Shell’s interest in the Queensland Curtis LNG Common Facilities

DH Private Equity Partners

Advised on its €1.5 billion sale of LM Wind Power to General Electric

Vitol Investment Partnership

Advised on its US$830 million acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in energy storage and processing company VTTI from MISC Berhad


Career & qualifications


  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons I), University of Wollongong
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Economics), University of Wollongong
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law


  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors

International experience

  • Skadden (London), 2015-2019