Experience in 12 commodities across more than 25 countries

Expertise across the lifecycle of a mine

BLP’s international mining & metals practice fields a team of lawyers with experience in all aspects of transactions involving the mining sector. We deliver a fully integrated legal service – from exploration through to mine development and production to end buyer – with a deep understanding of the legal and practical challenges that the industry faces when operating in developing or emerging markets.

Our clients include major publicly traded and other mining companies. BLP has also advised a number of mining private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds. BLP’s team also has considerable experience in advising investment banks and brokers specialising in the sector. Team members are based in London, Singapore, Moscow, Hong Kong and Dubai and have advised on major sector related transactions involving opportunities in Africa, Indonesia, Russia and the former CIS countries, Mongolia, South America and elsewhere in the world.

Together, the members of our team have worked on mining transactions in over 25 jurisdictions, and have extensive experience within the following commodities:

  • Gold
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Coal
  • Iron Ore
  • Diamonds and gemstones
  • Rare Earths
  • Other metals and minerals

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