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deep quarry located in south australia


Working with clients of all different sizes to deliver the best results for the resources industry

Our specialist advice, commercial focus and strong networks in industry and government enable us to meet your diverse requirements. This positions us as an industry leader and the firm of choice for resources clients.

How we can help

Finlaysons’ specialist Resources team assists companies to respond to the challenges faced by the resources industry and convert opportunities into future success. Our expertise covers all stages of the industry, from exploration through to mining and production, and all sectors – minerals, oil and gas.

We understand the industry and your business imperatives and consistently provide commercial, innovative and sustainable solutions.

We have a long and successful track record of service to the resources industry. The specialist skills of our diverse team mean that we can meet all your legal needs.

Our resources team is recognised nationally for its expertise and as an industry-leader in South Australia.

We have been involved in many of South Australia’s landmark mining projects, including:

  • CU-River – Cairn Hill Project
  • Iluka Resources – Jacinth-Ambrosia, Sonoran, Typhoon and Atacama projects
  • IMX Resources – Cairn Hill project
  • IronClad – Wilcherry Hill project
  • Iron Road – Central Eyre Iron project
  • OZ Minerals – Prominent Hill and Carrapateena projects
  • Rex Minerals – Hillside project
  • WPG Resources – Peculiar Knob project

Our team has developed unique expertise in the diverse and often unique legal issues faced by the uranium industry and the use of emerging technologies.

Key services

  • Statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital raisings
  • Project approvals and contracts
  • Joint venture and farm-in agreements
  • Oil and gas agreements
  • Native title and Aboriginal heritage advice and agreements
  • Environmental issues
  • Construction, planning and development
  • Tax and stamp duty
  • Land tenure and access

Our Resources Experts

Practice Head
Andrew Dyda lawyer
Andrew Dyda

Managing Partner

kyra reznikov lawyer
Kyra Reznikov

Special Counsel

jane welsh native title lawyer
Jane Welsh

Special Counsel