Paul is a senior corporate and commercial partner and head of the energy and resources team at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts. He has extensive experience in the energy and resources sector, advising clients on a range of sector-related issues. The companies he acts for include oil exploration companies, energy retailers, coal miners, electricity regulators and financial service and product providers. 

Paul has in-depth, practical experience as a non-executive director of listed oil exploration companies in New Zealand and Australia. He has acted on many of the largest transactions in the energy sector and has advised oil and gas companies on debt and equity capital raisings and also farm-ins, drilling contracts and gas sales agreements.

Chambers Asia-Pacific (2015) says: ‘Seasoned practitioner Paul Foley receives market-wide acclaim from clients who appreciate that he has “good commercial awareness”.’