Dean acts for companies in the resources (mining, oil & gas), energy, construction, logistics, agribusiness, technology and other commercial sectors. He also acts for lawyers, accountants and other professional service providers (both international and domestic) in their own capacities or on behalf of their clients, as well as for high net worth individuals.
I cut through complexity to provide clear and simple advice.
Dean’s experience includes:
- acting in complex contractual and commercial disputes in superior courts in various Australian jurisdictions
- acting in judicial review / administrative law proceedings
- using alternative dispute resolution methods to resolve contentious matters
- providing front end advice on projects, procurement and services arrangements, including drafting and negotiating contracts.
Dean previously worked as in-house counsel and company secretary at a multinational industrial and resources company, where he oversaw the legal aspects of operations and transactions in Australia and countries in the Asia Pacific region. His in-house experience gives him deep insight into the commercial issues underlying legal matters.
Dean has been selected by his peers for inclusion into The Best Lawyers in Australia for his work in the fields of Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction/Infrastructure Law, Corporate Law, Natural Resources Law and Mining Law. He is also ranked in Doyles Guide as a leading Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Lawyer in Western Australia, and a Leading Energy & Resources Lawyer in Western Australia.