Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining Department

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The high degree of specialization, skill in the use and understanding of technical aspects associated with the respective specialties and coordination with other areas of our firm allows our area to provide multidisciplinary legal services of high quality and added value to government agencies and companies. Mainly, the group performed the following legal activities:

  • Support for Due Diligence processes under mergers and acquisitions or Project Finance processes
  • Negotiations of transactions involving mining, environmental and energy relevant aspects
  • High complexity legal opinions
  • Drafting and preparation of contracts used in related industries
  • Environmental, energetic and mining litigation at judicial and administrative levels
  • Compliance audits, covering legal and technical aspects (supported by multidisciplinary teams)
  • Advise for environmental impact assessments to investment projects, as well as in the process of obtaining other permits necessary for implementation and after their closing
  • Support to granting processes of mining concessions; assistance regarding mining and surface land disputes, local community; indigenous matters, water rights; among others
  • Advice on the fulfillment of contractual obligations before the National Hydrocarbons Agency and the Ministry of Mines and Energy
  • Support on the structure of auction and bidding process for the acquisition or sale of oil, fuel, electricity and minerals


Bambach, Juan Paulo

Olavarría, Cristina

Pulgar, María Paz