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Jack Brumpton


Jack often advises on innovative or ‘first of a kind’ projects, and is proud to have played a role advising on a number of significant energy transition and sustainable development projects across Australia and the broader Asia-Pacific region.

He has advised across the full spectrum of energy and natural resources sector-related legal issues, including project acquisitions and disposals, project developments, commercial and host government contracts, approvals, and regulatory issues, acting both in private practice and as in-house legal counsel.

Known for his dependability, Jack sets the bar high. His proactive, hands-on and detail-oriented approach combines sector-specialist legal expertise with practical commercial advice, leading to successful outcomes for his clients.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Supreme Court of QueenslandSolicitor of the High Court of Australia


  • Advisor to foreign investors on investment into and development of projects in the Australian renewable energy, oil & gas and carbon credit markets.
  • Advisor to offshore wind project developers and service contractors on the nascent offshore wind industry in Australia, including on successful applications for Feasibility Licences, operation of the Offshore Energy Infrastructure Act and regulations, and drafting and negotiation of project contracts.
  • Advisor on more than a dozen matters relating to carbon credits, both in the local Australian Carbon Credit Unit market and voluntary markets, including project development agreements, carbon service provider agreements and carbon credit buy-side and sell-side transactions.
  • Advisor to Australian gas market participants on project developments, joint ventures, gas sale and transportation arrangements, service contracts and regulatory matters.
  • Long term advisor to the Government of Timor-Leste on the regulatory frameworks and host government arrangements for offshore energy projects in the Timor Sea and associated public international law matters, including advising on negotiation and implementation of the landmark Maritime Boundary Treaty with Australia.
  • Advisor to SunCable on development of the Australia-Asia PowerLink project and other company projects. Jack was previously in-house Senior Legal Counsel at SunCable.
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law, 2011
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland, 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland, 2010


  • Recognised in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2021 Legal Directory for Project Development expertise – ‘A very knowledgeable lawyer, and reliable in terms of quality of his advice and responsiveness… works with other team members who are all top quality and provide a seamless service across all the aspects of project development and operations, especially for cross-border matters.’

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Queensland Law Society