Hogan Lovells appoints Australian partner as global head of mining sector

Perth, 3 September 2019 – Global law firm Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that Australian corporate partner, Matthew Johnson, has been appointed as Global Head of the firm's Mining Sector.

Based in the Perth office, Matthew is well-regarded amongst clients and colleagues for his broad Australian and global transactional and advisory experience, specifically in the mining and natural resources sector.

He has an impressive deal list, advising bidders, targets and financiers in respect of public and private M&A transactions, domestic and international equity and debt capital raisings, and including alternative finance for project development and expansion.

Matthew Johnson said of the new role, "It is an honour to hold this position within our global energy and natural resources sector. As an international firm, we work seamlessly across borders and jurisdictions for the benefit of our clients. We use our knowledge of the global market and international best practice to bring practical and workable solutions."

Hogan Lovells has offices in many of the key mining hubs globally, and works with mining companies, investors and financial partners in the mining industry, and those providing services to mining operations. Matthew will assist the firm in serving clients wherever the need arises.

Scot Anderson, the Global Head of the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources Industry Sector Group notes, “It is great to have Matthew as the head of our mining team. He knows the industry well, and has worked on some of the most sophisticated mining matters in the world. He will provide exceptional guidance and leadership to our lawyers as we serve our clients in the mining industry.”


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