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Herbert Smith Freehills

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

1 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Established team with a global reach and impressive expertise in relation to mining in Africa, Europe and Australia. Strong on contentious and non-contentious matters and offers particular expertise in M&A, regulatory and insolvency issues. Additionally provides advice on traditional and alternative financing methods for mining projects, as well as providing counsel on project development. Represents a range of clients including major mining companies and financial institutions.

Work highlights

Advised Africa Finance Corporation and African Export-Import Bank on the USD200 million financing of the Colluli potash project in Eritrea.

Notable practitioners

David Walton frequently advises lenders and mining companies on the financing and development of significant mining projects. He possesses considerable experience in cross-border transactions, particularly those involving mining developments based in Africa, Scandinavia and North America.

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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: International


David Walton
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