Mining

Our global mining group is internationally recognized as a leading legal practice in the sector, providing tailored advice to prominent players throughout the mining industry. With lawyers based in more than 50 offices worldwide, we are able to assemble a legal team from multiple practice areas who offer a wealth of experience in mining transactions and mining disputes in every major mining region of the world.

Highly rated projects and energy practice assisting clients with a vast array of jurisdictions thanks to its enviable global footprint.” Chambers Global, 2020

We act for a range of major international financial institutions, mining houses and global corporate leaders who value our experience in the sector, and our ability to provide local market knowledge when needed. Our market-leading reputation has enabled us to advise on some of the industry’s largest and most innovative mining transactions and we are particularly well known for our work in leveraged finance deals for mining developments, including complex syndications.

Mining companies and financial institutions also rely on our help to resolve all manner of high-risk, complex and sensitive mining disputes. Our mining lawyers understand the risks and political intricacies inherent in carrying out mining operations , particularly in difficult jurisdictions. Our key areas of strength include international arbitration, regulations and investigations, business ethics and anti-corruption, and transnational litigation, all of which can significantly affect industry stakeholders.

Our areas of work include

  • Alternative mining finance, including streaming and royalties
  • Capital markets
  • Climate change and environmental law
  • Commodity finance
  • Debt finance
  • Deep sea mining
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Joint ventures
  • Infrastructure
  • International arbitration
  • Licensing, contracts and consents
  • M&A
  • Mining safety and investigations
  • Projects and project finance
  • Regulations and investigations
  • Tax

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals (Band 1), Chambers and Partners, 2020

Contacts

Global Head of Business
Global Head of Infrastructure, Mining and Commodities
Joint Head of Moscow
Co Partner-in-Charge, New York
Co-Head of Mining, United States

Knowledge

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Publication

Mining law insights

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Publication

Australia: Talbott v Minister for the Environment [2020] FCA 1042

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Webinar

Global: Energy Academy and Projects Academy

News