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Meet the team

Infrastructure, mining and commodities

The lawyers who comprise our global infrastructure, mining and commodities group provide valuable legal advice on some of the world’s most significant projects and transactions spanning multiple markets, sectors and regions.

Our global mining group is recognized as a preeminent legal team, with dedicated lawyers based in each of the world’s traditional and emerging mining sectors, while our global infrastructure team has experience spanning the a broad spectrum of asset classes, including some of the most complex PPP deals across both primary and secondary markets.

Our commodities team is renowned for providing sound legal advice on market-leading structured finance and commodity finance transactions, and is complimented by our fast-developing food and agribusiness practice, a truly global offering providing clients with complete coverage of the sector, from farm to fork.

Clients depend on our global infrastructure, mining and commodities team to advise on matters at the forefront of some of the world’s largest project finance transactions. We have advised clients on some of the largest and most innovative transactions in recent years, working across a variety of sectors, from agriculture to water and waste.

Our areas of work include

  • Commodities
  • Construction and engineering
  • Corporate
  • Energy
  • Food and agribusiness
  • Indigenous law
  • Infrastructure
  • M&A
  • Mining
  • Ports
  • Projects and project finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Rail
  • Real estate
  • Roads
  • Structured trade and commodity finance
  • Transport
  • Water
  • WTO and international trade

Awards and accolades

  • Best Law Firms, national ranking for project finance law, US News & World Report and Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Chambers Global, USA: Projects: Oil & Gas, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, USA: Projects: LNG, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, USA: Projects: PPP, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, USA: Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy*, Chambers & Partners, 2017 (*Chambers & Partners ranked Chadbourne & Parke in this category prior to its combination with Norton Rose Fulbright)
  • Chambers Global, USA: Projects, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Latin America-wide: Projects, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide, Projects & Energy, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide, Projects & Energy: Power, Chambers & Partners, 2017
  • IFLR 1000, leading North American law firm for infrastructure and project finance, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2018
  • International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards, silver award for project finance, infrastructure and energy, Leaders League, 2017
  • Legal 500 Latin America, International Firms: Projects & Energy, The Legal 500, 2017
  • Legal 500 US, Nationwide: Project Finance, The Legal 500, 2017
  • Legal 500 US Awards, Team of the Year: Project Finance, The Legal 500, 2014, 2015