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Adel Van der Walt

Special Counsel

Adel is an experienced commercial lawyer whose practice covers a wide range of matters in connection with minerals, energy and resources, corporate law and broader commercial transactions.

Adel advises clients on asset acquisitions and disposals, both in Australia and overseas, including corporate and project structuring, due diligence and associated funding, corporate and regulatory matters. She has advised on and has led a number of large transactions involving the preparation and negotiation of transaction and project documents for mining, oil and gas and renewable energy projects. 

Adel assists clients with contract preparation, negotiation and interpretation and regularly advises clients on joint venture and equity participation arrangements, including farm-in agreements, shareholders agreements and operating and management agreements.

Her experience covers a wide range of project and commercial documentation, including services, sales and supply, offtake, tolling, distribution and utilities arrangements in connection with minerals and energy assets and renewable power projects. Adel also advises clients on energy contracting and statutory compliance. 

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Australian Institute of Energy
  • Australian Institute of Petroleum Negotiators
  • Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors


Who's Who Legal- Mining 2017
Who's Who Legal- Australia, Energy, Natural Resources & Mining 2017