Company Secretary and General Counsel

Nicole Ortigosa
BA LLB (Hons), Grad Dip Legal Practice

Nicole has almost 15 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer, specialising in the energy and resources sector. Prior to joining Cooper Energy she worked for top tier law firms across Australia, including Clifford Chance and Minter Ellison. Nicole’s experience covers all legal, corporate, and commercial aspects of the business, including joint ventures, gas sales, infrastructure, environment, regulatory, procurement, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance.

Nicole started at Cooper Energy in 2017 and prior to becoming General Counsel & Company Secretary was the Legal Manager. Amongst other matters, she has advised the company on the development of the Sole gas field, the acquisition of the Athena Gas Plant and associated infrastructure and the acquisition of the Orbost Gas Processing Plant and associated onshore and offshore pipeline infrastructure.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the University of Adelaide, a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Society of South Australia.