Mining

Our mining practice is an integral part of the firm’s market leading projects practice; it adds to and benefits from the expertise developed in connection with other natural resources and infrastructure projects. We handle the complete range of mining-related work, from due diligence regarding the acquisition of title to concessions, through the exploration, permitting, development (construction) and production phases. We are renowned for advising on highly complex matters, including giving opinions in connection with environmental permitting for mining projects and handling complex disputes for mining clients, before local and international arbitration panels and at the judiciary.

A SAMPLE OF OUR EXPERIENCE

  • Advised a group of Chinese lenders on providing USD7 billion to a Chinese mining consortium led by MMG to fund the acquisition of Peru’s Las Bambas copper mine from Glencore. It is believed to be the largest financing in Peruvian history.
  • Advised Standard Chartered Bank and BNP Paribas on a USD3 billion finance package to Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals.
  • Advised the lead lenders – Natixis and BNP Paribas – on a USD630 million financing facility to Peruvian mining services company Consorcio Minero (Cormin).

DEDICATED LAWYERS

Bracamonte Hinostroza, Guillermo Partner
Delgado Venegas, Alberto Partner
Baracco Vargas, David Associate
Ventura Rivas Plata, Alberto Associate