Azevedo Sette Advogados

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining Department

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The Mining Law Team of Azevedo Sette Advogados is widely recognized for its expertise in advising national and international mining companies in all matters concerning Brazilian Mining Law. With a solid tradition in the mining sector, especially in the office located in Belo Horizonte in the state of Minas Gerais, which is considered the largest ore-producing region of Brazil, the firm has participated on a several projects and transactions related to this sector over the past 50 years. Azevedo Sette is well known by its ability to successfully analyze the legal aspects of potential and current mining projects and operations developed in Brazil, in order to assess legal obligations, liabilities and risks. 

Given the environmental constraints and complex regulation of the mining sector, the exploitation of natural resources increasingly depends on qualified legal advice. Because of this issue, the Mining Law Team of Azevedo Sette Advogados is composed of specialized professionals who are always updating and improving their knowledge. They are constantly advising mining companies on the possible effects that may result from the approval of the law in relation to a new Brazilian Mining Code, which is currently under regular legislative recognition in the Brazilian National Congress.


Azevedo Sette, Fernando (Head of Department)

Pereira Lamego, Leonardo (Head of Department)

Farinha Goulart, Leonardo

Salazar Silva Pinto, Gabriela

Terra Caldeira, Ana Paula


Aguia Resources

Anglo American Minério de Ferro Brasil S.A.

Belo Sun Mining Corp.

Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio - CBA

Emerita Resources Corporation

Empresa Brasileira de Mineração Coromandel Ltda.

Ferro+ Mineração S.A.

Forbes & Manhattan

Gandarela Minérios Ltda. (Grupo Lhoist)

Jaguar Mining Inc.

Luna Gold Corp.

Mineração Belocal Ltda. (Grupo Lhoist)

Nexa Resources S.A. (Votorantim Metais Holding S.A.)

P.A. Gold Mineração e Metalurgia S.A.


Samarco Mineração S.A.

Serabi Gold PLC.


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