Emily Collins - Senior Associate

Emily Collins Emily specialises in native title, cultural heritage, land access and compensation matters.

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Emily advises on all aspects of energy and resources law and has a particular expertise in electricity regulatory matters. She advises on solar power purchase agreements, electricity on -supply arrangements and embedded network regulatory compliance. More generally, her practice includes resources and energy project related advice including the negotiation of co-development agreements and tenement sale and purchase agreements and land access and compensation matters.

She advises a wide variety of clients in the resources industry, including Northern Energy Corporation, Clarke Energy (Australia), Norton Gold Fields, Mantle Mining, Stanwell Corporation and Boral Resources (Qld).

Emily holds qualifications in Laws (Honours) and Psychological Science from Griffith University.

Areas of Practice

  • Advising Northern Energy Corporation in respect of its Colton and Elimatta Projects including negotiating coal/gas co-development and coordination arrangements.
  • Advising MetroCoal on its coal/gas co-development and co-ordination arrangements.
  • Advising Boral Resources (Qld) in relation to its Aboriginal Cultural Heritage obligations including negotiating multiple Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Agreements.
  • Advising Stanwell Corporation in relation to the Mahalo Joint Venture including negotiating sale and purchase agreements, advising on joint venture arrangements and negotiating and structuring a gas sale option agreement..
  • Advising Stanwell in the divestment of its interest in its gas joint venture interests and in the gas sale and gas swap arrangements for its percentage interest in gas from ATP 606/972.
  • Undertaking a secondment at Stanwell Corporation in the Gas Generation and Development team to assist in setting up processes to manage its joint venture interests.
  • Advising Norton Gold Fields on all aspects of its Mount Morgan project including negotiating the Electricity Infrastructure and On-Supply Agreement.
  • Advising Clarke Energy (Australia) on electricity regulation compliance.
  • Advising Arrow Energy on its Co-Development Agreement template.
  • Advising JKO Mining on land access (including proceedings in the Land Court).
  • Advising Mungana Goldmines on farm-in arrangements with AngloGold on its Nyngan Gold Project in New South Wales.
  • Undertaking due diligence and preparing tenement reports for Renaissance Uranium, Stanwell Corporation, Forte Consolidated, Strata-X Energy and Solomon Gold.
  • Advising Bow Energy and Carabella Resources on land access and compensation.
  • Advising Mantle Mining on negotiating and drafting a joint venture agreement with Exergen.
  • Advising Indigenous Resource Corporation on gas assets in New South Wales.