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Norton Rose Fulbright
PERTH, WA 6000

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Energy (transactions and regulatory)

Norton Rose Fulbright is home to an impressive team that provides the energy industry with the full range of skills in relation to both traditional and new energy technologies. It advises on the life cycle of energy projects including specialist financing and counts financiers and other investors among its clients. Head of the energy team and co-head of the APAC group, Paul Lingard in Perth has an established track record assisting Australian and multinational companies with their operations in the power and oil and gas sectors and counts Woodside, Osaka Gas, Quadrant and ConocoPhillips among his clients. Kelly Davies heads the power industry team from Sydney and Claire Forster has a focus on utilities and national energy law; the Snowy Hydro retail business is a long-standing client. The enlarged team includes Miriam D’Souza who joined from Herbert Smith Freehills; David Jewkes from King & Wood Mallesons and Jessica Davies from Clifford Chance.

Australia > Construction

Norton Rose Fulbright possesses a distinct focus on projects and disputes in the transport and infrastructure, energy and natural resources, government and property sectors. Practice head Emanuel Confos is acclaimed for his drafting and negotiation of project documentation. He oversees a team which is active in both Australia and the wider APAC region, assisting clients at all stages of construction. Recommended alongside Confos are Melbourne-based Grant Ahearn, who has extensive expertise advising on commercial and residential constructions and Sydney-based Kevin Arkwright who focuses on representing federal, state and local government agencies. Four partner-level arrivals have significantly added to the department’s depth with Richard Morrison, Holly McAdam and Martin Taylor arriving from Sparke Helmore Lawyers and also Miriam D’Souza who joined from Herbert Smith Freehills.