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Hogan Lovells names Aussie partner as new global head of mining

Hogan Lovells has elevated one of its Australian partners to the role of global head of the firm’s mining sector.

user iconEmma Musgrave 09 September 2019 Big Law
Matthew Johnson


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Perth-based corporate partner Matthew Johnson has been appointed to the head role, bringing with him Australian and global transactional and advisory experience, specifically in the mining and natural resources sector.

Throughout his career, Mr Johnson has advised 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, according to a statement from Hogan Lovells.


“It is great to have Matthew as the head of our mining team,” said Scot Anderson, the global head of the firm’s energy and natural resources industry sector group.

“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.”

Commenting on his new role, Mr Johnson said: 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.”