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Baker McKenzie

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

2 ranked lawyersBand 3PeruLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

High-quality firm with an international network showing skills in a wide array of mining mandates, including administrative procedures, M&A, financing transactions and land acquisition. Also well equipped to handle permitting for exploration matters, regulatory issues and mining concessions. New client wins include Fortescue Metals Group, Traxys Peru and Southern Peru Copper Corporation.

Strengths

Clients assert: "The firm is composed of lawyers with much experience and expertise in many areas of law. This allows them to solve diverse issues that arise and so we obtain comprehensive advice."

Work highlights

Acted as counsel to Anglo American Quellaveco in an administrative case related to water resource availability.

Notable practitioners

Partner Ina María Drago Ludowieg is applauded by clients, who say: "She is a high-quality lawyer. She thinks ahead of the process about potential risks and complications. She always provides solutions for any challenges."

Valentín Paniagua Jara acts as head of department and elicits praise from clients, who view him as "a lawyer with a lot of experience, who is concerned with everything in detail and makes sure that everything is executed within time." Other sources report: "He was willing to help us and support us on any kind of transaction or contract; he does a really excellent job."

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Peru

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining


Ina María Drago Ludowieg
Band 4
Valentín Paniagua Jara
Band 1