Corporate & Commercial

GPS advises clients on complex domestic, cross-border and multi jurisdictional transactions. Our focus is on private M&A, joint ventures, disposals, private equity investments, foreign direct investment, corporate governance, general commercial and corporate advisory matters.

We act for a range of clients in regulated and unregulated sectors including:

  • healthcare and life sciences
  • retail and consumer
  • professional services
  • technology
  • fintech

We scope, plan and price our work at the beginning of each engagement by fully understanding our clients’ commercial objectives and legal budgets, areas of potential contention between parties, and time and cost implications of regulatory environments. Our fee structures are transparent and create budget certainty for clients including fixed fees for defined scope, deferred fees based on deal milestones, and ongoing or limited scope retainers.

New Energy

We support clients acquiring and developing new energy assets, including in the following areas:

·    engineering, procurement and construction

·     land use rights

·     due diligence

·     mergers and acquisitions

·     joint ventures (including private equity investing)

·     power purchase agreements or offtake agreements

·     projects and developments

·     financing

·     alternative means funding and refinancing

·     operations and maintenance

·     asset management

·     intellectual property protection

·     contract enforcement

Energy Transitions

In collaboration with global efforts to decarbonise, we support the conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons industry during this transition in the following areas:

·     energy tech

·     mergers and acquisitions

·     sell and buy side auctions

·     equity and debt or reserve-based lending financing

·     equity joint ventures

·     operating agreements

·     liquified natural gas and liquified natural gas price reviews

·     unitization

·     area of mutual interest agreements

·     joint bidding or studies and seismic acquisitions

·     rig contracts

·     contract enforcement

Focus