Rhys specialises in the energy sector and he provides advice across a broad spectrum of energy related matters, which include: National Electricity Rules; National Gas Rules; ancillary services agreements; power purchase agreements (including derivative transactions and behind-the-meter offtakes); electricity load interruption services agreements; Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) sale and purchase agreements; gas transportation and sub-haulage agreements; gas sale agreements and licence agreements for potential electricity and gas development sites.
Rhys also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and listings on the Australian Securities Exchange, as well as managing disclosures, voluntary or otherwise, to regulators.
Rhys has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws and, before joining Page Seager, he worked as inhouse counsel at Hydro Tasmania for 12 years, during which time he was the Head of Legal Services for a number of years. Prior to working with Hydro Tasmania, Rhys practised law in the corporate and commercial team at Deacons (now Norton Rose Fulbright).
Examples of Rhys’ recent transactions include: