Brent Van Staden is a partner in the corporate team.

Brent has considerable experience in all aspects of corporate, mining and commercial law, both in professional practice in Australia, the United Kingdom and in South Africa and as in-house counsel for one of South Africa's largest companies. He has recently advised clients on initial public offerings, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, secondary debt and equity capital raisings and cross-border issues.

Brent is commercially focused and skilled in providing strategic legal advice. He takes an incisive approach to legal issues and excels at distilling complex legal matters into plain English.

In 2016 and 2020, Brent was named in Doyle's Guide as a leading commercial lawyer in Brisbane.

Brent holds a Masters of Law in Taxation and Commercial Law and a Diploma of Legal Practice. He is admitted to practice in Queensland and New South Wales, as well as England, Wales and Johannesburg.

  • Resources and Energy Law Association (AMPLA)
  • Queensland Exploration Council - Investment Committee
  • Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC)
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Law Society of NSW
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Johannesburg Law Society