Jo Mawby

Jo Mawby

Jo is a special counsel in the firm’s corporate practice.

Jo acts on corporate and commercial matters for a broad range of business clients.

Jo’s expertise includes advising in relation to on-ground activities for both mining and oil and gas resource projects in multiple Australian jurisdictions.
Her areas of expertise relates to regulatory and operational approvals for large and small-scale projects including, environment, native title, Aboriginal cultural heritage, EPBC referrals and land access matters.

She has regularly advocated for amendments to proposed and existing resources and environmental legislation through submissions and government engagement. She also has experience managing the defence of a third party’s objections for proponents to undertake on-ground activities in the Federal Court of Australia.

Jo has advised in relation to an array of commercial agreements including risk sharing agreements, product sale and transportation agreements and research and ARC funding agreements with universities.


Direct Telephone: +61 8 8210 2226
Mobile: +61 407 181 913


Bachelor of Laws
Bsc (Hons), PhD (Geology)


Resources & Energy


Energy and Resources law and regulation
Environmental Law
Major Project approvals