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George McKenzie

Consultant
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Areas of Expertise

“Our Resources team has a unique track record in South Australia – our reputation attracts clients, but our great service and results retain them.”

George is a consultant in our Resources practice area and is recognised nationally as an industry leader. He combines his extensive expertise with genuine enjoyment of his work to provide commercially-focused advice in a working environment that he, his clients and his team enjoy.

Mainly practicing in resources, native title, infrastructure development and general commercial, George has acted for many of the mining companies in the State, including a broad cross section of exploration companies. His services include regulatory, contractual and commercial issues, infrastructure requirements, drafting and negotiating project developments, farm in/out and joint venture agreements and negotiating native title mining and Aboriginal heritage clearance agreements.

George sees his role as creative and thrives on working closely with clients on projects that contribute positively to the economy. Solutions-orientated, expert and approachable, he is always focused on producing positive commercial results for clients. George’s lateral thinking enables him to find workable solutions and resolve apparent conflicts between all parties.

                       

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Awards & Recognition

  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
    Pre-eminent Resources and Energy Lawyer – South Australia 2012
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  • Best Lawyers Australia in the areas of:
    Mining
    Native Title
    Natural Resources
    Oil & Gas
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  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
    Named as one of Australia’s Top 10 Mining and Resources Lawyers - 2012
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  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
    Pre-eminent Resources and Energy Lawyer – South Australia 2012
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  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
    Heavy Hitter in Resources - South Australia
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  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
    Named as one of Australia’s Top 10 Mining and Resources Lawyers - 2012
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  • Best Lawyers Australia 2013 in the areas of:
    Mining
    Native Title
    Natural Resources
    Oil & Gas
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  • Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession
    Heavy Hitter in Resources - South Australia
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Affiliations

  • Resources Industry Development Board Member
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  • Resources Industry Development Board Member
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  • Councillor of the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy Inc.
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  • Councillor of the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy Inc.
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  • Australian Institute of Company Directors Fellow
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  • Australian Institute of Company Directors Fellow
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  • Australian Geothermal Energy Association Regulatory Sub-committee Member
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  • Australian Geothermal Energy Association Regulatory Sub-committee Member
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