Energy and Natural Resources

Our Energy and Projects Practice Group is renowned for possessing thorough knowledge of the law and the business of energy (with emphasis on oil and gas law and electricity) and natural resources. This know how is constantly made available to our numerous clients ranging from mineral owners to developers, drillers, operators, processors and refiners. In addition to a broad range of experience in providing traditional legal services to clients in the energy sector, our team also assists clients in choosing the optimum form of business combination through which the business may be effectively conducted.

We have significant experience in virtually all matters relating to the mining sector. We are conversant with the specialist issues that arise in mining investment and the advance techniques for structuring mining transactions. We prepared the draft of the current mining legislation and have advised our clients on various legal and regulatory issues relating to exploration, mine development and mining operations. We have also provided legal support on several mining acquisitions and joint ventures.

The team also advises on environmental and regulatory requirements, and assists in formulating and evaluating various methods of Project Financing.

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