Matt Baumgurtel

Partner Energy Lead, Hamilton Locke

Hamilton Locke partner Matt Baumgurtel brings over 17 years’ experience, particularly in the energy sector.

Matt has considerable expertise in project development, construction, financing, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He specialises in legal advice throughout the energy and infrastructure lifecycle, and acts for investors, developers, and constructors of hydrogen, solar, wind, thermal, electricity transmission, waste to energy and energy storage projects in Australia and the APAC region.

Matt leads Hamilton Locke’s Energy, Infrastructure and Resources practice group and the Firm’s New Energy sector group. Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Matt was a partner and co-lead of the energy, infrastructure and resources group at K&L Gates. He was also previously the General Counsel of global solar developer and sponsor, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) for eight years. Prior to this, he worked for a number of leading global and national law firms, including Gilbert + Tobin and Clifford Chance.

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