Bronwyn Clarkson
Bronwyn Clarkson

Bronwyn Clarkson


About Bronwyn

Bronwyn has specialised in property, energy and resources, and commercial law for more than three decades – helping her clients plan, build and commercialise their assets and projects in the best way possible.

Recognised for her dedication to her clients, Bronwyn has a large and loyal client base including mid-sized organisations, publicly listed companies, and industry organisations.

Bronwyn’s practice is founded on her commercial property expertise. She has advised on transactions including joint ventures, commercial and residential developments, commercial and rental leases, pastoral and crown leases, and town planning and environmental matters.

In the resources sector, Bronwyn advises on joint ventures, farm-in agreements, corporate restructuring, tenement acquisitions, due diligence investigations, gas sales and transportation agreements, pipeline land access work, and landholder compensation. She also has specialist expertise relating to the petroleum industry and advising clients of the regulatory regime and its impacts, including updating documentation, assisting with compliance and notifications, and making submissions to government.

In relation to aviation, Bronwyn has assisted with front-end services – including regulatory compliance, drafting commercial agreements, and advising on transactions involving aircraft, marine vessels, and prime movers.

A sought-after speaker and well connected in her industry, Bronwyn was named Lawyer of the Year – Oil & Gas Law by The Best Lawyers in Australia (2022 edition) and has been recognised in the categories of Aviation Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law and Real Property Law in multiple editions. She is also recognised as a Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyer in Doyle’s Guide.

Bronwyn is a past-President of the Queensland Petroleum & Exploration Association and holds active memberships with leading industry associations, including the Energy & Resources Law Association, the Australian Pipeline and Gas Association, and the Queensland Environmental Law Association.

Bronwyn 's areas
of expertise and industry focus

Areas of expertise

Corporate Legal Services

Commercial Property

Corporate Legal Services

Corporate & Commercial

Corporate Legal Services

Corporate Legal Services

Corporate Legal Services

Planning & Environment

Professional recognition

2021 – 2020

Doyle’s Guide – Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyer


Best Lawyers in Australia – Aviation Law


Best Lawyers in Australia – Real Property Law

2025 – 2021

Best Lawyers in Australia – Oil and Gas Law


Best Lawyers in Australia – Lawyer of the Year: Oil & Gas Law

2025 – 2016

Best Lawyers in Australia – Natural Resources Law

Latest insights by Bronwyn

Property Alert – February 2023

1 February 2023
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Changes to regulation modules under the BCCMA

2 February 2021
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Property and Real Estate Gazette (5th edition)

1 May 2020
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Explorer’s Guide to Queensland (3rd edition)

1 January 2020
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