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Colombia Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
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Provided by Brigard Urrutia

We provide advice in regulatory and transactional matters related with the hydrocarbons and mining industries in Colombia. We advise clients in the development of mining projects, participate in transactions involving acquisitions of mining companies and assist global mining companies in regulatory matters relevant to the industry, as well as in structuring project and corporate finance transactions.

We advise multinational corporations in business transactions, including the allocation of tenements and licenses, the negotiation of contracts with state agencies, drafting and negotiation of service agreements, the financing of projects, and the management of day-to-day operations.
We often work as co-counsel with leading international law firms advising clients in a variety of oil, gas and mining matters, including cross-border acquisitions, project financings, capital markets transactions, as well as in the context of the resolution of disputes before international courts and arbitration panels.
We have extensive experience in performing due diligence of oil, gas and mining projects, concerning regulatory and compliance matters, in order to resolve issues related with title to concessions, including the management of the title, the relevant filings and the procedures that need to be completed before governmental authorities.

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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining - Colombia
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Brigard Urrutia houses an established transactional and regulatory mining department that is regularly retained to assist major, junior and service mining companies. The legal team is particularly focused on providing due diligence advice to clients, regarding mining applications, titles and contract negotiations. Brigard Urrutia actively counsels on acquisitions, joint ventures, and financing agreements, and is well placed to service clients with activities in the Antioquia region, supported by its established Cali office.

Strengths

"The mining experts at Brigard Urrutia are very knowledgeable and provide excellent advice."

Work highlights

Brigard Urrutia assisted Fortescue Metals Group with the filing of 64 mining applications in Colombia and with their follow-up with the National Mining Agency.

Notable practitioners

Practitioner Marianna Boza offers well-developed skills to manage mining mandates in Colombia. One client describes: "Marianna Boza is an excellent lawyer technically and very commercially astute, and provides excellent client service."

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Marianna Boza

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