Julia Dnistrianski

Julia Dnistrianski

Julia is a principal in the firm’s Corporate Advisory practice.

She has specialised in the area of resources law since 1997 both as a key legal advisor to the SA Government on numerous strategic resource developments and in the private sector.

Julia has extensive experience in advising Australian corporations, foreign government controlled entities and foreign corporations on a range of transactions involving investment and acquisition of resources interests throughout Australia.

Her expertise includes:

  • regulatory advice;
  • project approvals;
  • FIRB applications;
  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • farm-in and joint ventures;
  • native title and land access;
  • infrastructure requirements; and
  • various commercial contracts.

Julia is supported by a team of highly credentialed and experienced lawyers that offer a full range of legal services to the minerals and energy resources sectors.

She is both well connected and regarded across the resources industry and is an active member of the South Australian Chamber of Mines & Energy, Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia, AMPLA, The Resources & Energy Law Association, International Nuclear Law Association and Inter-Pacific Bar Association.

Julia’s extensive experience with major project work for clients in resources and native title matters gives her a critical edge. She has a thorough knowledge of the political and legal aspects of the project approval and negotiation process. Julia has a diverse and extensive network of contacts throughout government and industry which enables her to find optimal solutions for clients.


Email: jdnistrianski@dmawlawyers.com.au
Direct Telephone: +61 8 8210 2245
Mobile: 0401 033 501


Bachelor of Arts (Jurisprudence)
Bachelor of Laws
International School of Nuclear Law – University of Montpellier (France)

Industry Sectors

Resources and Energy


Business Law
Business Structures/Reorganisations
Mergers and Acquisitions
Native Title & Aboriginal Heritage