Industrials & Chemicals

Given our experience acting for one of WA’s largest chemicals manufacturers, we are positioned as leading legal experts in the industrial and chemicals industry in the state.  

Services we provide include:

  • Advising on and negotiating complex chemical supply agreements
  • Land tenure and access arrangements and reviews
  • M&A advice
  • Commercialisation advice
  • Employment & Industrial Relations advice
  • Logistics advice.
  • Advising on disputes with contractors and suppliers
  • Advising on and negotiating sale and purchase agreements
  • Accident and compensation claims

Our recent experience includes:

  • Advising Coogee Group in relation to various major transactions, including:
    • long term chlorine supply agreement with Cristal
    • industrial metal powder technology joint venture with CSIRO, including relationship and commercialisation agreements
    • acting for the Coogee Group - Mitsubishi joint venture to prepare EPC contract for construction of Port Bonython Diesel Fuel Terminal in South Australia, including preparing terminal lease agreement, terminal services agreement and related construction and shareholders agreements
    • audit and review of land tenure and access arrangements
    • purchase of Gull fuel tank terminal in Kwinana
    • purchase of the Townsville acid terminal
    • long term chemical supply agreement with Tronox
    • various logistics and chemical transport agreements
  • Acting for a WA based sideloader repairer on various disputes relating to contracts with suppliers
  • Advised industrial company regarding workplace injury. Defended claim  plus related dispute with insurer over contribution to workers compensation payments
  • Advised industrial company in relation to various regulatory investigations and prosecutions
  • Prepared numerous contracts related to plant and equipment upgrades for industrial clients, including boiler upgrade, water treatment plant, back load stunner, rendering line, industrial chillers, conveyor systems, refrigerating plant, ventilation systems, DRUPS, etc

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