Alex Jones provides advice in relation to the acquisition, feasibility assessment, development and operation of resource projects and major infrastructure projects. He assist clients with negotiating the full range of commercial agreements associated with the acquisition and development of projects, identifying and obtaining necessary tenure and approvals and resolving associated contentious matters including administrative proceedings, judicial review of administrative decisions and commercial disputes.

Alex is typically engaged by clients early at a project-origination stage so he can assist with scoping and feasibility assessment, development strategy, the management of critical path approvals, government liaison and stakeholder management.

Alex looks after a large stable of junior and mid-cap explorers and miners who he has assisted with the aggregation, management, retention and commercialisation of tenement portfolios. He also has a wealth of experience in the development of bulk commodity supply chains and the provision of infrastructure and essential services in remote areas (including power, water, gas, transport and accommodation). He has an unparalleled track record in successfully delivering linear infrastructure on schedule despite the significant tenure, approval and stakeholder obstacles.

Alex has been involved in regulatory reform in Western Australia for 15 years, sitting on various committees and making submissions to Government on behalf of industry.

Alex is the Co-Chair of the Mining Sector for DLA Piper globally. He is also the head of the Finance & Projects Group in Perth.