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

Is mining still the goose that lays the golden egg? Mining Prospectus

Employment and production figures released for the second quarter of 2018 suggested that the mining sector prevented the South African economy from going into recession. This seems to have...

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A benefit or hindrance? Leadership

The advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) has promoted extensive debate within the mining and natural resources sector...

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The intersection of customary law and environmental protection

It shouldn’t be possible for the state to criminally prosecute a person for exercising their legal rights. This was, however, exactly what happened to Mr Gongqose and other members of ...

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Update on Queensland mining sector reforms

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The efficacy of using independent experts in dispute resolution clauses – Are they practical for complex disputes?

In the recent decision of Onslow Salt Pty Ltd v Buurabalayji Thalanyji Aboriginal Corporation [2018] FCAFC 118 (‘Onslow v BTAC’) the full bench of the Federal Court dismissed an ...

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Access Denied: No mining permitted without prior consultation

In South Africa, land ownership is separate from the right to mine minerals found in the land. The mining right holder is, however, given the right to enter land that it doesn't own to...

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