Geoff Gishubl

Geoff Gishubl

Partner based in Perth

Geoff Gishubl

Geoff Gishubl is a partner and our chief operating officer

Geoff practises in the resources and projects area, with a particular focus on environmental, native title, land access and heritage issues. He advises major mining and energy companies, utilities, industry bodies and government in relation to native title, Aboriginal heritage, environmental, land tenure and resource access issues affecting existing and planned infrastructure and mining developments.

Geoff acts for project operators and proponents, pastoral interests and other land owners as respondents to native title claims and in negotiations with Aboriginal groups. He provides advice in relation to environmental compliance, regulatory and land tenure issues. Geoff has advised on and drafted a considerable number of future act agreements and indigenous land use agreements.

Geoff focuses on developing strategies and negotiating outcomes to enable clients' projects and day to day operations proceed lawfully and with minimal delays. He frequently travels throughout Western Australia with his clients, negotiating land access and regulatory solutions with native title claimants, their representatives and various government regulatory authorities.

Geoff advised on Australia's first registered mining indigenous land use agreement. His clients include major Australian and international resources, energy and infrastructure companies. Geoff has a hands-on, pragmatic and commercial approach to legal matters. He works efficiently with his dedicated team to achieve results in a cost-effective manner and has a good relationship with his team and clients alike.