Stuart MacGregor

Clayton Utz
Partner Brisbane

Stuart is extremely knowledgeable, commercially aware and can think outside the box.

– Chambers & Partners


Stuart is an accomplished energy and resources lawyer known for his expertise in navigating the complex and ever-evolving landscape of energy and resources law. He has established himself as a go-to legal expert for clients seeking guidance on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and regulation in the energy, resources and infrastructure industry.

Notable Work
  • Squadron Energy: advised on its acquisition of CWP Renewables, comprising of a broad portfolio of wind, solar and firming projects in New South Wales and Victoria – the largest renewable energy transaction in Australia.
  • Enel Green Power Australia: advised on its renewable energy investment platform with Japan's INPEX including establishing an Australian investment platform based on its "stewardship" model, a third-party co-investment model.
  • Idemitsu: advising on a proposed 250MW Pumped Hydro Project to be developed in the Hunter region in New South Wales (a joint venture with between Idemitsu and AGL).
  • Large Australian gentailer: advising on its offshore wind project in Victoria, together with its broader clean energy plans including FIRB and other regulatory advice.
  • Japanese client: acting on its development of a liquefied hydrogen commercialisation project which involves producing liquefied hydrogen in Australia and establishing a commercial scale supply chain.
  • ENERPARC AG: advising this German-headquartered renewable energy project developer, on the sale of its Australian solar photovoltaic (PV) generation portfolio to the investment arm of the world’s largest IKEA retailer, Ingka Group.
  • Idemitsu: advising on its recent acquisition of 15% of Western Australian lithium, explorer Delta Lithium Limited (ASX:DLI) via private share placement, sale of its interest in Ensham coal mine (operated in joint venture with LG).
  • Ecora Resources PLC (previously Anglo Pacific): advised on its acquisition of a high-quality portfolio of royalties from South32 over advanced development stage copper and nickel projects across multiple jurisdictions (including Australia, South America and USA).
  • Maverix Metals Inc (Now Triple Flag): advised on the acquisition of a portfolio of 22 royalties (the Royalty Portfolio) from Barrick Gold Corp. The Royalty Portfolio comprises 22 royalties, including on development, advanced exploration and exploration stage projects located predominantly in Canada, the United States, and Australia.
  • JOGMEC and Sojitz Corporation / Japan Australia Rare Earths B.V: acting on a transaction involving both equity and debt financing equity and debt finance transaction with ASX-listed Lynas Corporation, which produces one of the world highest grade rare earths in Mt Weld mine in Western Australia, and continues to act for JARE in relation to the ongoing relationship with Lynas Corporation.
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