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Gilbert + Tobin

Michael Blakiston

Perth, Australia Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Energy & Natural Resources: Mining , Energy & Natural Resources
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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining - Australia

Band 1

Michael Blakiston is described by one market commentator as a "very, very good lawyer and very experienced." He is highly regarded for his impressive track record advising mining clients on regulatory and transactional issues, both domestically and internationally.
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Energy & Natural Resources - Australia

Foreign Expertise in Africa-wide

Michael Blakiston is described by one market commentator as a "very, very good lawyer and very experienced." He is highly regarded for his impressive track record advising mining clients on regulatory and transactional issues, both domestically and internationally.
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Practice Areas

Michael specialises in the areas of resources and corporate law. Within his areas of practice, Michael has significant expertise and experience in joint ventures and strategic alliances, development arrangements, project commercialisation, initial public offerings, takeovers and mergers, corporate and project fundraisings either with debt or equity, construction and service contracts and asset purchases and sales.

Michael's overseas experience has now covered in excess of 50 countries. Michael has a particular reputation for advising clients engaging in projects in Africa.

Career

Joined Gilbert + Tobin on 1 July 2011, after the firm’s integration with Blakiston & Crabb which he founded and led since 1985. Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Jurisprudence from the University of Western Australia.

Professional Memberships

Non-executive director of BC Iron Limited.

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Michael Blakiston

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