Area of focus

Mining and Resources: Mining

Mining companies face a range of challenges. Health, safety, and environmental issues. Complex regulatory due diligence. Cybersecurity risks. Weakened commodity prices. At Hogan Lovells, we work with mining clients in all aspects of the industry. Our global footprint allows us to advise in key jurisdictions for mining...

Representative experience

Ranked Band 1 for Energy: Mining & Metals by Chambers USA 2015.

Advised Royal Gold, Inc. on multiple precious metal streaming transactions, with a 2015 aggregate value exceeding US$1.4bn.

Represented Goldman Sachs as advisor to BHP Billiton on their £75bn merger with Rio Tinto Zinc.

Represented the underwriters on a proposed IPO, Hong Kong listing, and Rule 144A placement of shares of a Chinese molybdenum and copper mining company.

Published Works

Renewable energy will result in significant job losses Mining Review Africa

The Renewable Energy Independant Power Producer Procurement Programme was always aimed at ultimately reducing such significant reliance on coal-fired power, in the medium to long term, and...

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MPRDA compliance: is it required? Mining Newsletter

In South Africa, only one person can hold a valid prospecting or mining right for a particular mineral on land in terms of the governing Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, No...

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Parent company liability in England for human rights impacts abroad: Lungowe v Vedanta Mining Newsletter

Conventionally, a "corporate veil" and the doctrine of "forum non-conveniens" have isolated UK businesses from human rights related claims arising out of the operations of their foreign...

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Out and about - Investing in African Mining Indaba 2018 Mining Newsletter

The Investing in African Mining Indaba, more commonly referred to as the Mining Indaba, is held on an annual basis in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Can modern technology improve health and safety and save lives? Mining Newsletter

The mining and construction sectors have, historically, been highly labour-intensive, with both these sectors being large-scale employers. Both sectors also consist of a diverse range of...

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The South African mining industry is changing, and that's a fact Mining Newsletter

2017 was another tempestuous year for the South African mining and natural resources sector. The sector was disrupted by a range of changes and uncertainties, including the publication of...

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