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Jeremy Schultz

Jeremy Schultz

Partner

Jeremy heads up our Corporate, Energy and Health practice areas. He has a broad range of experience in disposals, mergers and acquisitions and also advises Australian and overseas companies on establishing and financing corporate vehicles and joint ventures, licensing requirements, Corporations Act requirements and ASX Listing Rules requirements.

With a clear business focus and strong community spirit, Jeremy gets real satisfaction from seeing his clients’ projects through their entire lifespan. By structuring projects appropriately and employing risk management strategies, he secures positive outcomes for his clients and the wider community.

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Jeremy’s expertise in Energy law has long been acknowledged through an abundance of awards and acknowledgements. Most recently, Jeremy has received the following accolades

  • Best Lawyers Australia for his work in Health & Aged Care, Corporate, Energy and Mergers & Acquisitions – both 2018 and 2019
  • Doyles Recommended SA Leading Commercial Lawyer – 2017 and 2018
  • The Official Global 100 2017 Energy Lawyer of the Year Australia
  • M&A Today Global Awards 2015 Australian Energy Lawyer of the Year

His experience in the energy sector is unrivalled. Jeremy was Managing Partner when Finlaysons provided advice on the $5 billion privatisation of South Australia’s electricity service. In recent years, Jeremy has focused primarily on the renewable energy sector and acted directly in the establishment of South Australia’s first private wind farm project. He has advised in more than a dozen wind farm developments since, including the Snowtown Wind Farm project, and has also advised geothermal plant developers on generation, transmission and distribution requirements.

Also working in the health sector, Jeremy provided advice on mergers, acquisitions and financing in the formation of Adelaide Community Healthcare Alliance Inc. and subsequent transactions relating to its hospital operations, including the co-located Flinders Private Hospital.

Jeremy is a practical thinker and his approach is underpinned by strong communication with clients, reassuring them that he respects and works to their timelines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • Master of Laws (Environment)

Expertise

Affiliations

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors Fellow
  • Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd (Non-Executive) Director
  • Australian Institute of Energy Board Member
  • Australian Institute of Energy (SA Branch) Committee Member
  • Chair of Saint Peter’s Girls’ School Board of Governors
  • Chair of the Les Favell Cricket Foundation
  • Clean Energy Council Founding Board Member
  • Co-Author of Thomson Reuters, Stamp Duties SA
  • Lisa Fahey Foundation Inc. Board Member
  • RUAG Australia Pty Ltd (Non-Executive) Director & Company Secretary

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31/03/2020

On 29 March 2020, the Australian Government announced temporary changes to foreign investment approval requirements in…

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What are Directors’ Duties during Uncertain Financial Times?

30/03/2020

Following Australia’s drought and bushfires, and in the face of COVID-19, the risks faced by a…

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COVID-19: Resources and Renewable Energy Personnel Self-Quarantine Requirements

25/03/2020

Under the Cross Border Travel Direction 2020, are resources and renewable energy personnel required to self-quarantine…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Corporate Governance Issues

23/03/2020

The Australian Government’s social distancing policies, in an attempt to contain the spread of the novel…

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NT Economy to Capitalise on a Renewable Energy Future

20/02/2020

Renowned as one of the sunniest places on earth, the economic and environmental benefits from renewable…

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State Energy Minister Triggers T-3 Electricity Reliability Rule

21/01/2020

South Australian Minister for Energy and Mining, Dan von Holst Pellekaan, recently made the decision to…

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Offshore Clean Energy Development 2020: Proposed Regulatory Framework

10/01/2020

In exciting news to start the new decade, the Commonwealth Government has released for public comment…

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Last Minute Guidance for Whistleblower Policies 2020

10/12/2019

ASIC have released regulatory guidance on the legislative requirements for whistleblower policies, which became mandatory for…

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SA Supreme Court upholds planning approval of Palmer Wind Farm

25/11/2019

In a unanimous decision published in November 2019, the Full Court of the South Australian Supreme…

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Health & Ageing

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Proposed New Planning Rules for Wind Farms and Solar Farms in SA

03/10/2019

The draft new Planning and Design Code for rural areas in South Australia has been released…

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Energy

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