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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

1 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Continues to advise clients based in a wide range of international locations on a variety of complex projects. Works on project finance and restructuring matters, along with significant mining disputes. Primarily acts for prominent mining and exploration companies. Experienced advisers on an assortment of developments, including gold, nickel and copper mines.

Strengths

One client reveals:"The team is proactive, has a good knowledge of the market, is across all the details and has a deep bench of resources."

"The team is very pragmatic, commercial and works very collaboratively," another client comments, adding: "They are able to deliver advice which incorporates both the legal and financial aspects, which is what we really need."

Work highlights

Advised Oyu Tolgoi in matters related to the underground expansion of its mine and a number of complications arising out of the COVID-19 crisis.

Notable practitioners

Stewart Robertson maintains a varied mining practice, regularly advising clients on project financings and restructurings, as well as international arbitrations. He possesses noteworthy experience handling transactions in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
"Stewart is simply outstanding - he is able to listen to and understand the client's needs but also able to work with all parties to deliver a win-win solution." "He is very experienced, knowledgeable and easy to work with." "He is very good at keeping the lines of communication open and making sure that things are moving in the right direction. He is also very good in negotiations."

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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: International


Stewart M Robertson
Band 3