Anthony Lepere




Anthony specialises in corporate and project development in the energy and resources sector.

He undertakes a wide variety of transactional and advisory work, with an emphasis on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. He is a member of the Association of International Energy Negotiators and the Energy and Resources Law Association.

Anthony is admitted as a solicitor in Australia, Hong Kong and England and Wales.

Key deals

Western Range Joint Venture

Advised Rio Tinto on the entry into a joint venture with respect to the Western Range iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia with China Baowu.

Kathleen Valley Project

Advised Albemarle on its proposed takeover of Liontown Resources.

Wafi Golpu Project

Advising Newmont and Harmony Gold on the development and financing of the Wafi Golpu copper and gold project in Papua New Guinea.

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Advised Golar LNG and Keppel on the provision of floating midstream infrastructure to the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project, offshore Mauritania and Senegal.

Guinea Alumina Project

Advised Emirates Global Alumina on the development and financing of a bauxite mine and associated port and rail infrastructure in Guinea.

Cobalt 27 Capital

Advised Société Générale and ING Capital on the financing for Pala Investments' take-private of Cobalt 27 Capital.