Preston Law - Cairns Largest Law Firm

Mining and Gas

mining and gas

Our Mining and Gas Team at Preston Law have experience advising landholders throughout Queensland on all aspects of their dealings with industry and the State Government. 

We understand that mining and gas interests can pose a significant threat to your operations.  

Our objective is to work with you in a practical and commercial way, in order to obtain the best outcome without the need to spend significant money on legal fees and Court proceedings, but at the same time protecting your ongoing interests. 

We always work to understand your interests on the ground, so that the end result of your negotiations with mining or gas interest holders reflects a real-world solution to the issues. 

Our Services

  • Negotiating Conduct and Compensation Agreements and Compensation Agreements
  • Providing advice under the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014, Mineral Resources Act 1989, Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 and Petroleum Act 1923
  • Appearing on behalf of landholders in contested Land Court of Queensland proceedings about compensation and Agreement terms

Results for Clients

  • Acting for Landholders in negotiating Conduct and Compensation agreements, mining lease objections and Landholder compensation negotiations under the various legislative frameworks.



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