Our team offers comprehensive legal services to both domestic and international companies involved in financing, exploration, mining, processing, and selling minerals. Navigating the regulatory regime that governs the mines and minerals industry can be complex, but our team has the experience and expertise to guide our clients through the evolving landscape and ensure that they comply with all applicable requirements, including those related to mining disclosure, mineral and surface rights and environmental standards.
We assist clients in drafting and negotiating various business agreements, such as mining joint ventures, options and joint operating agreements, land and mineral leases and royalty agreements.
Our team also advises clients on the transfer, sale or acquisition of mining properties and processing facilities as well as financing projects and structuring operations in a tax-efficient manner.
Our team regularly advises mining companies of all sizes on a range of issues, including financing, real estate acquisitions, exploration agreements, environmental permissions, compliance and diligence, land use authorizations, liaising with government authorities, royalty agreements and also provides litigation advice required in this sector.