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Lloreda Camacho & Co

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

2 ranked lawyersBand 1ColombiaLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent firm respected for its leading mining practice group, frequently retained by high-profile clients active in the exploration and extraction of gold in Colombia. Lloreda Camacho & Co represents mining companies and foreign investors in transactional matters, including acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as assisting clients with regulatory considerations, such as due diligence of mining titles. Also known to assist with sector-specific dispute resolution. TSX Trust  company is a recent client win.

Strengths

"I consider Lloreda Camacho & Co to be a great firm that has made great strides in the regulatory mining area," according to an interviewee, who adds: "They also have a strong presence in the transactional field."

Another observer says: "Their service has always been excellent. They understand their clients in depth, which allows them to be involved in all kinds of matters, from the monitoring of mining titles to the constitution of guarantees."

Work highlights

Lloreda Camacho & Co assisted Asociación Colombiana de Minería with a nullity action filed against the Assembly of Antioquia's decision to forbid mining activities in its territory.

Notable practitioners

Ángela Salazar "is an excellent lawyer who is always attentive to her client's needs and is knowledgeable of the different changes in regulations," an interviewee reports.

Stellar partner Ignacio Santamaría Escobar is "a lawyer in every sense of the word," a client says, noting: "He is an excellent professional who has a strong ability to detect problems and find solutions." A different interviewee describes him as "a very active lawyer who is always present on important transactions and has an important client roster," while another adds: "He has a strong transactional and regulatory mining practice."

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Overview

Lloreda Camacho & Co offers a specialized work team capable of providing to its clients appropriate advice on processing of environmental licenses, permits and authorizations, as well as expert representation in judicial actions and administrative procedures, and in environmental related conflicts in general.

Furthermore, we have efficiently assisted clients in negotiating and drafting mining joint ventures, acquisition of mining companies, establishment of special purposes vehicles, option agreements and purchase agreements of mining titles and related, credit agreements, building, construction and operating mining agreements, earth removal agreements, easements, preparing mining due diligence processes and preparing the required documents from a Colombian legal perspective for listing processes on the TSX, TSXV and ASX.

We perform surveillance of mining concession contracts and mining applications, assisting clients in the procedures carried out before the relevant authorities and in their day-to-day activities.

Our negotiation capacity is known nationwide because Ignacio Santamaría has successfully intervened in the closing of agreements with foreign companies and also with local communities, including indigenous and Afrocolombian communities;

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Mining & Metals

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Lloreda Camacho & Co

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Location

Calle 72 No 5 - 83

Piso 5

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining


Ángela Salazar
Band 3
Ignacio Santamaría Escobar
Band 1