Samantha Smart's return bolsters SPB’s corporate practice team in Perth
Former PwC legal director Samantha Smart has rejoined Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) as a partner in its Perth office.
Smart’s practice focuses on energy, mining, and natural resources. She has over 17 years of experience advising Australian and international clients on private M&A deals, sale and purchase arrangements, and project development and operation.
She has worked across the power, energy and resources sector, providing guidance on matters involving oil and gas, hard rock mining, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage and renewables projects. She also advises on a wide range of commercial transactions and corporate law matters, including matters involving the Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules.
Smart holds memberships with the WA Committee for the Energy & Resources Law Association, the Australian Resources and Energy Law Journal editorial board, and the Australian Institute of Petroleum Negotiators.
“[Smart] brings substantial expertise in important areas of focus for our practice, and we are delighted to welcome her back to the firm,” said Tony Chong, SPB’s head of corporate in Australia.