Simon Adams is an APAC lead of our Energy & Natural Resources Group and a partner in the Perth office. He is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer with extensive experience in the energy and resources industries and associated infrastructure, including networks, pipelines and railways. He is regularly involved in corporate transactions, advising on competition/antitrust issues, in relation to regulated and non-regulated infrastructure assets, in which he acts for asset owners, users and regulators, and specialist advice in relation to energy and trading markets, particularly power and gas.

Simon is a member of the Western Australian Energy Review Board.

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  • University of Western Australia, LL.B., 1993
  • University of Western Australia, B.Juris, 1992


  • Supreme Court of Western Australia, 2000
  • ACT and the Federal and High Courts, 1996
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, 1995
  • Recognised in Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific for Energy & Natural Resources: Utilities since 2018.
  • Recognised in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Energy (transactions and regulatory) 2016, 2017 and 2019.
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in Australia for Energy, Regulatory and Competition since 2010.

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