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.Send a Message
Jeremy’s expertise in Energy law is acknowledged in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers Australia. His experience in the energy sector is unrivalled and he 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.
More from Jeremy Schultz
National Energy Guarantee – further details announced
In a Nutshell On 17 October 2017 the Federal Government announced its proposal to adopt a…Read More
Deductible Gift Recipients to be registered as charities from 2019
In a Nutshell In December 2017, the Federal Government announced that it would reform the administration…Read More
Foreign Investors Required to Prove to FIRB that Agricultural Land was “Widely Marketed”
In addition to the Government’s recent announcement that the purchase of electricity assets by foreigners will…Read More
Crackdown on the sale of electricity assets to foreign investors – FIRB conditions to be imposed.
On 1 February 2018 the Federal Government announced that all future applications for the purchase of…Read More
Finlaysons advises Nexif Energy on the development of Lincoln Gap wind farm in South Australia
Finlaysons, together with Herbert Smith Freehills, has advised Nexif Energy on the development of the $300…Read More
Crowd-Sourced Funding extended to Proprietary Companies
Background On 14 September 2017, the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017 (the…Read More
Development approval exemption for State-sponsored battery storage in SA
Battery storage facilities no longer require development approval in South Australia, provided that they are endorsed…Read More
Energy: Finkel – Clean Energy Target to be introduced and Renewable Energy Target not to be extended past 2020
Dr Finkel’s final report, “Blueprint for the future: Independent Review into the Future Security of the…Read More
Energy Security Target – Securing South Australia’s Energy
The South Australian Government has announced the Energy Security Target (EST) which aims to place downward…Read More
Addressing the Energy Crisis in South Australia – Blackouts and Heatwaves
SA is considered to be in an energy crisis following the state-wide power outage event that…Read More