John Tivey > White & Case > Melbourne, Australia > Lawyer Profile

White & Case
Level 32, Rialto Towers
525 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
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Australia > Natural resources (transactions and regulatory)

White & Case‘s practice is led by seasoned lawyers Andrew Clark, Brendan Quinn and John Tivey and provides ‘great industry knowledge and experience‘. Its expertise covers mining, metals (including gold and copper) and oil and gas. Its global coverage is notable; in addition to Australia, its mandates include Asia and beyond (current work is ongoing in Indonesia and the DRC.) Tivney has over 30 years of experience advising on large-scale mining and metals projects while Jared Muller has considerable experience of the preparation and negotiation of project documents including off-take and supply agreements. The natural resources work is combined with the firm’s outstanding reputation for project development, construction and project finance. The team now also includes Christopher Flynn who joined from Gilbert + Tobin.

Australia > Corporate and M&A

White & Case‘s Melbourne-based team is a strong choice for cross-border M&A, and energy and infrastructure work, advising a combination of domestic companies and international investors, including private equity houses, on acquisitions, investments, disposals and joint ventures. The team is led by energy and resources specialist John Tivey alongside Nirangjan Nagarajah, who has a strong record in cross-border public M&A and private equity deals.

Australia > Energy (transactions and regulatory)

White & Case’s Melbourne team focuses predominantly on renewable energy transactions and oil & gas projects, in which it tends to handle financing arrangements. It is also well-known for advising international clients on the development of offshore windfarms. Brendan Quinn has impressive credentials in project financing, acting for financiers, borrowers and sponsors in connection with large-scale conventional and renewable energy mandates. Andrew Clark stands out for his leading role in significant renewable energy projects across Australia and Asia, whereas John Tivey is well-regarded for his work in cross-border mining projects. Jared Muller and Adeline Pang are also core members of the group. The team has been boosted since Christopher Flynn has joined from Gilbert + Tobin.