Peter Jarosek

Partner. Perth.

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Peter knows how to get the big energy deals done. Recognised as one of Australia’s leading energy experts, he wields world-class expertise on some of Australia’s high profile, multi-billion dollar oil and gas ventures.

Peter resolves issues in the areas of acquisitions and disposals, project planning, regulatory approvals, due diligence, infrastructure arrangements, joint venture structuring, contracting and procurement with trademark innovation and precision.

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Peter knows how to get the big energy deals done. Recognised as one of Australia’s leading energy experts, he wields world-class expertise on some of Australia’s high profile, multi-billion dollar oil and gas ventures.

Peter resolves issues in the areas of acquisitions and disposals, project planning, regulatory approvals, due diligence, infrastructure arrangements, joint venture structuring, contracting and procurement with trademark innovation and precision.

In addition to his expertise in oil and gas, including having a major role in planning and implementing a number of LNG projects around Australia, Peter also advises clients operating in other energy and resources areas.

“An excellent lawyer, and highly respected in Perth” Chambers Global Guide
Peter Jarosek

Peter's Expertise

  • Ichthys LNG Project Advising the project operator on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues.
  • Pluto LNG Project Acted for the operator on many aspects of planning, structuring and implementation of the project (which will be Australia’s next LNG project to come on-line), including active involvement in the commercial discussions for an expansion of Pluto and complex arrangements for the sharing of onshore facilities and infrastructure.
  • LNG Project - Sunrise Advised the operator on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters.
  • Acquisitions and disposals Acted for sellers and buyers on numerous oil & gas transactions including transactions involving the Pluto LNG Project, Wandoo Oil Project. Yolla Gas Project, Cliff Head Oil Project, Tui Oil Project, Blacktip Gas Project, Queensland Curtis LNG Project, as well as numerous farm-in transactions involving permits located onshore and offshore Western Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory and Victoria.
  • International Peter has wide-ranging experience with production sharing contracts, and has assisted clients in transactions and projects in numerous jurisdictions including Brunei, the JPDA, New Zealand, India, Yemen, The Philippines, Cameroon, Jamaica, Indonesia and Kenya.
  • Gas marketing Peter has had a role in many of the major gas supply contracts negotiated in Western Australia, having acted for both major gas producers and major gas consumers.

What others say

  • “Leading Lawyer - Energy & Natural Resources - Oil & Gas” Chambers Global Guide, 2008-2014
  • “Peers and clients alike acknowledge Peter as one of Australia's pre-eminent oil and gas lawyers, and highlight his thought leadership skills.” Chambers Global Guide, 2013
  • “Perth Oil & Gas Lawyer of the Year” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2012
  • “He is capable of handling sophisticated matters, we really enjoy working with him” Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2014
  • “Best Lawyer - Energy and Oil & Gas” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2009-2014
  • “An excellent lawyer, and highly respected in Perth” Chambers Global Guide, 2012
  • “Top 20 Energy Lawyer in Australia” Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, 2010
  • “Provides invaluable advice in commercial negotiations” Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2010/11
  • “Featured Expert - Mining and Oil & Gas” Who's Who Legal, 2012
  • “Always excellent...clients give Peter ‘top marks’ for his experience in both corporate transactions and major projects” Chambers Global Guide, 2009
  • “Leading Lawyer - Energy (WA)” Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, 2010-2012
  • “Best Lawyer - Natural Resources” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2014

Peter's Leadership

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth China, South Korea and Japan Focus Group Member
  • AMPLA - The Resources and Energy Law Association Member
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators Member
  • Law Society of Western Australia Member
  • University of Western Australia Presenter - Fundamentals of Oil & Gas