Our mining team understand the risks and political intricacies inherent in carrying out mining operations, particularly in difficult jurisdictions like Nigeria. Our key areas of strength include drafting and negotiating sector agreements, providing assistance with obtaining of relevant licenses and leases from the Federal and state government, assessment of risk allocation from a legal perspective, regulations and investigations, business ethics and anti-corruption and providing regulatory compliance assistance.  Our areas of work include

  • Alternative mining finance, including streaming and royalties
  • Capital markets
  • Climate change and environmental law
  • ESG performance factors
  • Debt finance
  • Joint ventures
  • Infrastructure
  • Arbitration, Litigation and disputes
  • Licensing, contracts and consents
  • M&A
  • Mining safety and investigations
  • Projects and project finance
  • Regulations and investigations
  • Tax