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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining - Colombia
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Front-running international firm with an established reputation for representing local and international clients active within the Colombian mining sphere. Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas' expertise spans both regulatory and transactional mandates, often acting on acquisitions of shares in mining companies and interests in projects. Dynamic team has demonstrable experience advising clients on legislative developments and regulatory considerations, as well as acting in litigation proceedings.

Notable practitioners

A market commentator considers Hernán Rodríguez to be "a first-rate professional who has a strong understanding of the local reality, as well as an extensive knowledge of the natural resources arena." A different observer adds: "Hernán Rodríguez is a very experienced mining lawyer who has a very good ability to handle matters in this area." He boasts significant expertise advising clients on the acquisitions of shares in mining companies, as well as assisting with regulatory considerations.

An impressed observer values James Valdiri for "his active presence in the regulatory mining arena," adding: "He is a very good lawyer who offers a lot of knowledge and expertise in this field." Another commentator says: "James Valdiri has a good eye of detail and is able to assist with regulatory and administrative mandates."

A market commentator praises Bernardo Cárdenas Martínez for offering "a strong expertise handling a range of transactional mining matters." Another interviewee remarks: "He is a lawyer who is recognised for his work in Colombia's mining sector." Bernardo Cárdenas Martínez is well placed to assist clients with sector-related acquisitions and divestments.

Jorge Neher is admitted to practice in Colombia and Venezuela. He is the leader of Dentons' energy practice in Latin America and the Caribbean. He previously worked as a deputy judge in the Administrative Superior Court of the Capital region in Venezuela and was director of the Venezuelan Mining Chamber in Colombia.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

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Hernán Rodríguez
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Band 1
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James Valdiri
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Band 2
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Bernardo P Cárdenas Martínez
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Band 3
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Jorge Neher
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Foreign expert for Venezuela