Karla Mahmut's practice is focused on litigation, arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution procedures, particularly disputes arising within the energy and resources sector and on major infrastructure projects.
Karla's recent experience includes acting for a large engineering and construction firm in relation to a high-value construction dispute before the Supreme Court of Queensland, assisting with a successful adjudication application, and advising contractors on high-value, complex contractual disputes.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Karla undertook placements in the legal services team at an independent Queensland government entity and at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, where she assisted on a project examining the use of advanced health directives in Queensland.
Coronado Coal acquires Curragh coal mine in central Queensland, Australia, from Wesfarmers Limited for A$700 million (US$539 million)
Jones Day advised Coronado Coal LLC in the acquisition of the Curragh coal mine in central Queensland, Australia, from Wesfarmers Limited for A$700 million (US$530 million).
Orocobre Limited secures AUD$361 million funding through private placement and underwritten accelerated entitlement offer
Jones Day represented Orocobre Limited, a leading lithium chemicals producer, in connection with its AUD$361 million capital raising, comprising of a AUD$282 million private placement to Toyota Tsusho Corporation and an underwritten entitlement offer raising AUD$79 million.
- The College of Law, Brisbane (Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 2017); Queensland University of Technology (LL.B. with first class honours, December 2016)
- Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia