Bruce has 25 years’ experience in mining, oil and gas, transport and infrastructure related transactions, and is one of Australia's leading energy and resources lawyers.
Bruce is best known for his expertise in mergers and acquisitions in the mining and oil and gas sectors, but his experience extends well beyond that. He has been involved in establishing new joint ventures (via farm-ins or sell-downs), the sale and purchase of interests in major mining, transport, energy and industrial assets, the development of new projects and the negotiation and documentation of high value procurement and supply contracts.
Bruce is also one of the leading rail infrastructure experts in Australia, and is co-chair of Corrs' India Country Focus Group. Bruce is a committee member for the Queensland Law Society Mining and Resources Committee and Queensland Branch Committee member of AMPLA Limited – the Resources and Energy Law Association.
Leading Lawyer - Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
Lawyer of the Year - Energy Law, Brisbane
Best Lawyer – Energy Law
Best Lawyer – Oil & Gas Law
Best Lawyer – Mining Law
Best Lawyer - Natural Resources
Leading Energy and Resources Lawyer
He's well recognised for Brisbane energy work. He's great, a go-to for transactions. For buying and selling, he's awesome.
He listens to what we want, handles things exceptionally well and the quality of his work is excellent. I wouldn't think of going anywhere else.
Bruce Adkins is highly recommended for his expertise in mining and related infrastructure, particularly coal acquisitions and mine developments. A client reports: He is very down-to-earth. His depth of knowledge, particularly in the M&A space, is very impressive, his advice was spot-on but easy to comprehend, and he is very good at responding to tight timelines
Mining clients praise Bruce Adkins' knowledge of joint venture formation and other commercial issues, whilst peers also acknowledge his presence in this arena
Bruce Adkins is increasingly prominent in the mining sphere, especially in Queensland. One source reported that: his technical brilliance combines well with a highly developed understanding of commercial issues, and he focuses on practical solutions to get the job done