Oliver Carrick




Advising on a broad range of domestic and international corporate transactions, Oliver is experienced across a number of sectors with particular expertise in energy and resources.

Oliver acts on a range of public M&A and equity capital markets transactions (including takeovers and schemes of arrangement), as well as private M&A transactions, equity raisings, ASX listings and other corporate transactions. He is confident in his pragmatic navigation of these transactions, securing certainty whilst maximising leverage for his clients.

Oliver lectures in M&A law-related topics and is the course co-ordinator of the M&A unit for the University of Western Australia (UWA). He is also the co-convenor of the UWA Business School ‘Corporate Control Forum’, a thought leadership event on M&A-related business and legal topics. Oliver is a former Exceed Executive scholarship winner, receiving funding to complete the M&A program at the Wharton Business School in Philadelphia. He  has also completed the Melbourne University, Masters of Law unit in Competition Law.

Key deals

Northern Star Resources

Advised the global-scale Australian gold producer on its A$243 million takeover offer for ASX listed Echo Resources and its Yandal Gold Project.

Sandfire Resources

Advised Sandfire Resources on its acquisition of ASX and LSE listed MOD Resources for A$170 million to establish a presence in the prospective Kalahari Copper belt in Botswana.

Mincor Resources

Advised on its acquisition of the Long Nickel Mine from Independence Group NL and its A$59 million equity financings to restart nickel sulphide mining in Kambalda.

Black Mountain Metals

Advised on the sale of a majority interest in the Lanfranchi Nickel Mine to Tembo Capital and financing by convertible note and formation of a development joint venture.

BCI Minerals

Acted on the sale process for the divestment of BCI Minerals’ iron ore portfolio, including the sale of its Kumina Iron Ore Project to Mineral Resources Limited.

Marmon Group, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Advised on its acquisition of a portfolio of large diversified mining services businesses in Western Australia and Queensland.