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Fieldfisher

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

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What the team is known for

Offers high-level expertise in all stages of the mining process to mining companies and financial institutions. Also advises metals traders on commodity prepayment transactions. Possesses significant experience in various corporate, construction and financing issues affecting the sector. Regularly instructed to advise on matters in overseas markets, including Africa and Europe. Also noted for its capacity to assist with cross-border disputes.

Strengths

"The team focuses on solving the important issues and is very efficient, while still maintaining an analytical and all-encompassing approach," one interviewee remarks.

One client describes the team as "very knowledgeable, commercial and proactive," adding: "They always give very practical advice and think ahead toward issues that may come up in the future on transactions."

Work highlights

Advised Amur Minerals on a secondary placing by SP Angel on AIM and subsequent investment in Nathan River Resources, which owns the Roper Bar iron ore project in Australia.

Notable practitioners

Dominic Gurney-Champion is known for advising mining companies on debt and equity financing transactions. He is particularly adept at assisting with funding for the construction and expansion of mining developments.
"He understands the sector very well and has a good view on where the market is."

Jonathan Brooks routinely counsels mining companies on the acquisition and development of mining projects in various jurisdictions. He has additional experience in assisting mining companies with fund-raisings and option agreements.
"He is a very experienced and knowledgeable lawyer." "Jonathan is extremely prompt at responding to requests for assistance and gives practical and workable solutions."

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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Fieldfisher

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Riverbank House

2 Swan Lane

London

Greater London

UK

EC4R 3TT

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: International


Dominic Gurney-Champion
Band 4
Jonathan Brooks
Band 3