About Austwide Legal

Austwide Legal was established in 2016 and provides advice in relation to land access, tenure compliance, native title and heritage for mining and exploration companies in Western Australia

Our services

Austwide Legal can assist you in the following areas:

  • Negotiations for land access agreements under the Mining Act 1978 (WA)
  • Negotiations for land access and heritage agreements under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) including for Future Acts and Right to Negotiate proceedings
  • Providing advice on matters concerning the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA)
  • Preparation and negotiation of private property agreements, joint venture agreements, sale agreements, assignment and assumption deeds
  • Dispute resolution
  • Legal advice on mining, energy and resources tenure and related commercial matters
  • Native Title and Aboriginal Heritage advice
  • Legal representation in the Wardens Court and the National Native Title Tribunal

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

Our Team

Paul Tolcon - Director | Lawyer

Paul Tolcon - Director | Lawyer


Paul has over 20 years’ experience as a Barrister and Solicitor, specialising in Native Title and Future Acts, Mining Law, Building and Construction Law and general Commercial Law and Civil Litigation.

He also has extensive involvement in advocacy and drafting and conveyancing, including property documentation and commercial transactions.

Along with his strong legal background, Paul also has experience in office management including recruitment and training of staff.

Paul has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Murdoch University and a Bachelor of Business (BBus) in Marketing from Edith Cowan University.

Contact Paul: paul@austwidelegal.com.au

Evan Rogers - Lawyer

Evan Rogers - Lawyer


Evan is an experienced energy and resources lawyer, specialising in commercial, corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters. He has an established track record of in-house experience with several major mining, oil and gas, and global services companies, both in Australia and Asia. He has provided sound advice on a wide variety of legal matters including, drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements, complex regulatory approvals and investigations, risk assessment and management, and regulatory compliance management systems.

He also has extensive experience in the conduct of internal investigations relating to anti-bribery and corruption, competition law, fraud, employment, and EHS issues.

Evan has a Bachelor or Business (Finance) from Edith Cowan University, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance from the Financial Services Institute of Australia, and a Juris Doctor (Hons) from Murdoch University. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in August 2013.

Contact Evan: evan@austwidelegal.com.au

Scott Hutchinson - Lawyer

Scott Hutchinson - Lawyer


Contact Scott: scott@austwidelegal.com.au

Bianca Smith - Office Administrator

Bianca Smith - Office Administrator


Contact Bianca: bianca@austwidelegal.com.au

Kelly Connell - Accounts Administrator

Kelly Connell - Accounts Administrator


Kelly has over 20 years’ experience in the administrative field which incorporates reception, accounts receivable, administrative duties and customer liaison. She has also spent significant time in debt recovery and guidance.

Contact Kelly: accounts@austwidelegal.com.au

Steven Broom - Company Secretary

Steven Broom - Company Secretary


Steven has been Company Secretary of Austwide Legal Pty Ltd since incorporation. He has approximately 15 years’ of experience providing accounting, secretarial and financial management services.

Steven has a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) in Accounting from Curtin University, a Diploma of Chartered Accounting and a Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance. He is a member of Chartered Accountants ANZ and the Governance Institute of Australia.

Contact Steven: steven@austwidelegal.com.au

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CONTACT US

Austwide Legal Pty Ltd

8/42 Dellamarta Road, Wangara, WA 6065
PO Box 2105, Wangara, WA 6947

Phone: (08) 9309 0500
Fax: (08) 9309 0599
Email: reception@austwidelegal.com.au