Emma is a corporate, commercial and finance lawyer with over 10 years’ experience spanning sales, acquisitions, joint ventures an financing for a wide range of projects in the energy and resources sector.
Emma’s experience includes acting for clients in unregulated mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, finance and foreign investment matters. Her experience spans due diligence, sale agreements, loan, security, and priority arrangements to complex legislative and advisory work.
Emma brings together a strong understanding of industry, particularly in large scale mining operations, as well as a high level of technical expertise to provide commercially focused advice.
New Hope Corporation
Acted on the $860 million acquisitions of an additional 40% interest in the Bengalla Joint Venture from Wesfarmers and Mitsui.
NQ Minerals PLC
Advised listed UK company NQ Minerals on the acquisition of the Hellyer Gold Mine and ancillary funding and cross border arrangements.
Malabar Coal Limited
Acted on the acquisition and associated finance arrangements for the purchase of Anglo American’s Drayton and Drayton South mines.
Stanmore Coal Limited
Advised on the refinance of Stanmore’s existing debt facility and associated establishment of a secured surety bond facility.
Advised on a number of Australian transactions including the purchase of BMA’s Gregory Crinum coal mine and the selldown of Sojitz’ interest in the Coppabella and Moorvale Joint Venture to Chines company CITIC.
Advised on financing and security arrangements in relation to the Batchfire Resources acquisition of the Callide Coal Mine from Anglo.