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Tony J. Wassaf
Of Counsel


(T) +61.2.8272.0527
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  • University of New South Wales (LL.B. 1980; B.Com. 1978)

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, High Court of Australia, and National Court of Papua New Guinea

Tony Wassaf is a corporate and commercial lawyer with more than 30 years' experience in the energy and natural resources sector. He is rated as one of the world's best energy and natural resource lawyers by Chambers Global, Best Lawyers, and Doyles Guide. Tony has built an international reputation for his commercial focus, his ability to quickly identify issues and find solutions, and his strength in contract drafting.

He has been involved in many major Australian mining, pipeline, and energy projects in various roles over the years. He advises on legislative and policy issues; drafts and negotiates commercial agreements, joint ventures, business acquisitions, and disposals; and advises on capital raisings, project financing, foreign investment laws, and native title issues.

Tony was a director of AMPLA Limited, the Resources and Energy Law Association, for 10 years and was the AMPLA president from 2008 to 2009. He is also a member of the Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law of the International Bar Association and is a member of the mining committee of the energy section.

Tony Wassaf