We advise multinational corporations in business transactions in the mining and energy sectors, including the allocation of tenements and licenses, the negotiation of contracts with the state agencies, drafting and negotiation of service agreements, the financing of projects, and the management of day-to-day operations.

We assist clients in structuring, financing and development of upstream, midstream and downstream projects in the hydrocarbons sector.  We provide comprehensive legal advice with respect to hydrocarbons exploration and exploitation projects in conventional and unconventional reservoirs, both onshore and offshore.

Concerning the mining industry, we advise clients in the development of mining projects, participate in transactions involving acquisitions of mining companies and assist global mining companies concerning regulatory matters relevant to the industry, as well as in structuring project and corporate finance transactions.

We often work as co-counsel with leading international law firms advising clients in a variety of oil, gas and mining matters, including cross-border acquisitions, project financings, capital markets transactions, as well as in the context of the resolution of disputes before international courts and arbitration panels.

We have extensive experience in performing due diligence of oil, gas and mining projects, concerning regulatory and compliance matters, in order to resolve issues related with title to concessions, including the management of the title, the relevant filings and the procedures that need to be completed before governmental authorities.

We are permanently called upon to advise clients on their day-to-day operations, as well on compliance matters involving regulations applicable to areas such as taxes, foreign exchange, industry specific regulations and the prevention of money laundering, corrupt practices and terrorism risks.

Portfolio of services
Hydrocarbons
  • Legal Framework
  • Compliance & Due Diligence
  • Selection Processes and O&G licenses allocations
  • Structure and finance of Upstream, Midstream & Downstream projects
  • O&G Service Providers
     
Hydrocarbons
  • Legal Framework
  • Compliance & Due Diligence
  • Selection Processes and O&G licenses allocations
  • Structure and finance of Upstream, Midstream & Downstream projects
  • O&G Service Providers
     
Mining
  • Legal Framework
  • Compliance & Due Diligence
  • Selection Processes
  • Acquisition and finance of mining projects
  • Granting of Mining Titles
     
Mining
  • Legal Framework
  • Compliance & Due Diligence
  • Selection Processes
  • Acquisition and finance of mining projects
  • Granting of Mining Titles