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Linklaters

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

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What the team is known for

Recognised as one of the top teams in the UK for high-level corporate work in the mining sector. Frequently advises major mining companies and lenders on a variety of M&A and financing matters, with a focus on transactions in emerging markets. Possesses impressive cross-border capabilities, with particular experience of handling mining transactions in Africa. Also equipped to handle contentious matters and assist industry clients with regulatory concerns.

Strengths

One client appreciates that "the firm has good institutional knowledge, provides commercial advice and is available when you need them, including on short notice."

"Linklaters has a pre-eminent practice," comments one source.

Work highlights

Advised Endeavour Mining on its acquisition of Semafo, a mining company that undertakes gold production and exploration activities in West Africa.

Notable practitioners

Ian Hunter is a corporate mining lawyer who is sought out by significant mining companies to advise on acquisition and sale transactions. His expertise spans a number of jurisdictions, including Africa, Central Asia and North America.
"Ian Hunter is very responsive and helpful in terms of problem solving and thinking through situations."

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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Linklaters

firm
Location

One Silk Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2Y 8HQ

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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


Ian Hunter
Band 4