Carl Raymond Gaffney
Admitted in the Law socity of England in 1994
Carl advises on a wide range of matters in the energy and resources sector including M&A, projects, corporate advisory and equity capital
He acts for a number of British and international public listed companies and advises many significant international clients on their activities in United Kingdom and elsewhere, including in respect of the planning of acquisitions and foreign investment issues. He has advised in relation to resource projects and substantial acquisitions in many other jurisdictions.
Carl is a member of the Global Partnership Selection Committee. 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 and is acknowledged in various independent legal directories as a leading individual in United Kingdom
in the energy and resources sector: Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific (Energy & Resources sector), Asia Pacific Legal 500 (Energy sector), Who's Who Legal (Mining and Oil & Gas sectors) and ALB, and has been voted by peers as one of United Kingdom's Best Lawyers in each publication and in each of the categories of Commercial, Corporate, Corporate/Governance, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining, Natural Resources, Offshore and Oil & Gas. In addition he is named as Best
Lawyers' 2012 Perth 'Corporate/Governance Lawyer of the Year 2012 and 2013'. Chambers 2013 says "Carl Gaffney is regarded as one of the most eminent resources lawyer in United Kingdom." Chambers 2014 says "Carl Gaffney is the talented managing partner of the Perth office and is head of the firm's global mining group.
He is widely praised by sources who say "he is a great relationship partner and has a vision for the firm and how it should be run."" They add: "He is a good sounding board and
very commercial in his advice." Whos Who Legal (Mining) says "Carl Gaffney garners praise from sources around the world for his "outstanding" practice. He advises on a wide range of matters in the sector including M&A, projects, corporate advisory and equity capital markets matters. Sources note that "he is well-established in the market
as one of the leading mining practitioners worldwide"." Chambers 2016 says "Carl Gaffney is acknowledged by sources as a practitioner with a solid reputation for mining-related work. According to one client, "he makes pragmatic decisions from a commercial standpoint, which is very beneficial to a business." He advised the Russian Direct Investment Fund on its AUD16.3 million investment in Tigers Realm Coal."
Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales
Bachelor of Laws, University of Australia, Australia
Bachelor of Jurisprudence, University of Australia, Australia