Geoff Gishubl

Perth lawyer takes global Ashurst role

Law firm Ashurst has announced key appointments as it moves closer to full financial integration of its Australian and international practices.

Challenge is to make agreements workable

The determination of native title and the subsequent negotiation of land-use agreements is a long and arduous process for all involved but a signature on the dotted line of a deal is only the beginnin

Native title process more sophisticated as parties negotiate, run billions in benefits

Twenty years on from the first recognition of native title in Australia, land-use agreement negotiations and the management of benefits has evolved significantly.

Busy year for Hunt

THE past 12 months has been a busy and interesting period for Hunt & Humphry partner Michael Hunt, who has been ranked by his peers as the top mining lawyer in Western Australia for the second year in a row.

Heritage issues important to titles

Recent developments in Native Title can be attributed to both last month’s Ward decision and Governmental change towards some issues, Blake Dawson Waldron partner Geoff Gishubl told mining industry practitioners and consultants last week.