Louise is an experienced M&A and joint venture adviser specialising in mining and resources, renewables and energy and infrastructure transactions.
She has extensive experience advising on unregulated mergers and acquisitions (including commodity sales and services arrangements) and assists clients to negotiate complex transactions across a number of jurisdictions. She provides technical advice and is able to structure acquisitions, disposals and establish new ventures to achieve commercial outcomes with advantageous transaction tax outcomes.
Louise is closely involved with the Queensland Resources Council and Queensland Exploration Council and their initiatives and leads McCullough Robertson’s renewable energy practice group.
She is also a registered migration agent. She has an extensive knowledge of the Australian visa system and regularly provides specialist advice to Australian businesses in relation to employing overseas workers as well as to individuals on both temporary and permanent visa options and citizenship.
International hedge fund
Negotiating, advising on and documenting the structure and commercial arrangements for the investment into Queensland solar projects by a private international hedge fund.
Malabar Coal Limited
Providing advice and implementing Malabar Coal Limited’s acquisition of Anglo’s Drayton and Drayton South projects in New South Wales.
New Hope Corporation Limited
Providing advice and implementing New Hope Corporation Limited’s acquisition of Rio Tinto’s 40% interest in the Bengalla mine in New South Wales for $865 million.
Negotiating, advising on and documenting the structure and commercial arrangements for the sharing of infrastructure between a private client and Yancoal Limited.
Whitehaven Coal Ltd
Advising on and documenting a restructure of certain Whitehaven Coal Ltd’s joint venture assets and financing
Negotiation and documentation of a long term supply and services agreement for a private client with a state energy supplier.