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Allen & Overy
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  Geoff Simpson



Geoff advises on M&A, projects, corporate advisory and equity capital markets matters,  primarily in the energy and resources sector. He acts for Australian and international clients on their activities in Australia and elsewhere, including in respect of the planning of acquisitions. He has advised in relation to resource projects and  acquisitions in many other jurisdictions. 

Geoff is Allen & Overy's Global Head of Mining, a member of the firm’s Cients and Markets Committee and is the Managing Partner of the Perth office. He has held directorships in listed public companies in both the mining and energy sectors and is a former national president of AMPLA – the resources and energy law association.  Geoff is the only lawyer in the APAC and the Australasian regions listed in mining in Who’s Who Thought Leaders 2018.  Who’s Who 2017 rates him as the most highly regarded lawyer in Australia in energy, natural resources and mining.  The 2016 version says “he is well established in the market as one of the leading mining practitioners worldwide.”  Chambers 2013 says “Geoff Simpson is regarded as one of the most eminent resources lawyers in Australia.


Professional qualifications

Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2010

Admitted as a solicitor, Western Australia, Australia

Academic qualifications

Bachelor of Laws, University of Western Australia, 1987

Bachelor of Jurisprudence, University of Western Australia, 1986

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