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Global Guide 2023
South Africa Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
Band 4

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Provided by Fasken

Your priority may be to raise capital, buy, sell or develop a project, secure title, engage Indigenous communities, governments or other stakeholders, structure a complex transaction, or resolve a dispute. You’re in our sweet spot.

We are organized as an industry group and advise companies and other stakeholders on all matter of legal issues affecting the mining sector. 

Our industry contacts and knowledge of material transactions, both domestically and internationally, are second to none among international law firms. Our team is skilled and experienced in all the various legal services required by mining clients, from exploration through development to operation and closure. 

We have acted in respect of projects in virtually every country of the globe, with a special emphasis on the Americas and Africa, from our offices in Canada, London and Johannesburg. We rank among the top law firms for financings and new listings on the TSX, the AIM Market, and the JSE. 

Our competence in common and civil law, and cross-border matters, make us uniquely qualified to advise the mining industry.

Chambers Review

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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining - South Africa
Band 4
What the team is known for

Fasken is an international law firm with a South African office well versed in M&A and finance transactions, as well as related litigation and employment matters. The department frequently handles capital markets transactions in the mining sector, including delistings, and assists clients with the commissioning of new mines. With further capability in capital markets transactions in the mining sector, the team services an array of industry players, including investors, mining houses and community trusts.

Notable practitioners

Blaize Vance is a key client contact for the firm.

Work Highlights

Provided by Fasken
  • The team at Fasken advised Nomad on obtaining clearance for the acquisition of Nomad’s shares by Sandstorm.