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Philip Murray

Senior Associate
+61.8.9216.0970
Fax +61.8.9216.0901

Mr. Murray is a dispute resolution lawyer with a practice covering a wide range of corporate and commercial matters.

Mr. Murray's practice includes international arbitration. He has particular experience advising clients in the London Court of International Arbitration in matters concerning mining and exploration projects located in Africa and associated cross border litigation and international enforcement issues.

Mr. Murray also has a broad range of commercial and corporate advisory experience including mergers and acquisitions, business sales, capital raisings, Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) compliance, corporate governance and general corporate and commercial advice, predominantly in the energy and resources sectors.

  • Acting for Adamus Resources Limited (now Endeavour Mining Corp) in relation to a dispute over the ownership of a mining tenement in Ghana. 
  • Acting for Apache Energy in relation to the explosion and fire at the Varanus Island processing facilities in June 2008 in respect of a civil claim by a gas customer. 
  • Advising receivers in relation to issues concerning the interests of secured parties in relation to a significant corporate insolvency. 
  • Assisting with providing advice to CGA Mining Limited on its CAD1.1 billion merger by way of scheme of arrangement with B2Gold Corp. 
  • Advising Australian listed client iiNet Limited on its AUD60 million acquisition of Adam Internet. 
  • Advising dual listed client Chalice Gold Mines Limited in its acquisition of the Cameron Gold Project in Ontario, Canada, from Coventry Resources Inc. through a plan of arrangement. 
  • Acting in a successful arbitration at the London Court of International Arbitration on behalf of an Australian mining exploration company on a dispute regarding its participating interest in a tenement in Ghana and providing advice in associated proceedings in the United States and Ghana. 
  • Advising an Australian mining exploration company in connection with a joint venture dispute regarding a tenement in Nigeria.