As a commercial and corporate lawyer who has worked in-house for a major international trading company, Andrew Bukowski specialises in business transactions, foreign investment, sales and acquisitions and joint ventures . Andrew has a strong focus on resources, renewable and low emissions energy projects.
He has acted for a range of clients from listed and large private companies involved in exploration and operational projects in coal, gas, minerals and metals through to junior explorers and service providers.
His work has covered multiple jurisdictions, including Australia, North America, Myanmar, Mongolia, Russia and Indonesia.
Andrew has firsthand experience in the development, sale and acquisition of small to large scale renewable energy projects in Australia. Including engagement with Government agencies and authorities, local landowners and foreign developers and investors.
Andrew is also a member of the firm’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) team, assisting clients across all sectors with obtaining approvals and engaging with FIRB.
Corporate advisory and commercial contracts
Advising on and managing the acquisition process of numerous resources projects, including conducting due diligence, drafting and negotiating sale documents and managing the settlement process.
Foreign Investment and critical infrastructure
Drafting and managing FIRB applications for multinational corporations as well as providing strategic advice on self reporting of historical breaches and the implementation of FIRB compliance programs.
Advising on the implementation of compliance programs to address new critical infrastructure laws.
Greenfield renewable projects
Conducting project due diligence and drafting and negotiating sale agreements and ongoing management agreements for greenfield renewable energy projects.
Acting for Sungrow Australia on the acquisition, development, financing and divestment of various solar projects.
Acting for Elliott Advisors on their acquisition of various solar assets in Australia.
Acting for Sojitz Corporation and its subsidiaries on various matters including the ongoing acquisition of the Gregory Crinum mine from BMA.