UK UK-wide Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
Rankings overview for Departments
- Linklaters 5 Years Ranked
- Mayer Brown International LLP 5 Years Ranked
- Norton Rose Fulbright
- Clifford Chance LLP 5 Years Ranked
- White & Case LLP 5 Years Ranked
- Herbert Smith Freehills
- Gowling WLG (UK) LLP 5 Years Ranked
- Hill Dickinson LLP 1 Years Ranked
- Sullivan & Cromwell LLP 5 Years Ranked
- Allen & Overy LLP
- Latham & Watkins
All Departments profiles
1LinklatersEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 1 | 5 Years RankedLinklaters is recognised as one of the top teams in the UK for high-level corporate work in the mining sector. The firm frequently advises major mining companies and lenders on a variety of M&A and financing matters, with a focus on transactions in emerging markets. The mining team possesses impressive cross-border capabilities, with particular experience of handling mining transactions in Africa. Its lawyers are also equipped to handle contentious matters and assist industry clients with regulatory concerns. 1Mayer Brown International LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 1 | 5 Years RankedMayer Brown has an established mining team offering expertise in project financing as well as experience in corporate and restructuring matters. The firm acts on behalf of both lenders and borrowers on large-scale mining finance issues. It is also known for providing advice to governments and mining companies on regulatory matters and developments in the mining industry. The practice has a renowned international offering, with considerable experience handling cross-jurisdictional work.
- Norton Rose FulbrightEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 1
2Clifford Chance LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 2 | 5 Years RankedClifford Chance has a well-regarded team with a focus on corporate mining issues such as M&A transactions, private equity investments and restructuring. The firm has additional experience advising issues on licensing and supply agreements. Its lawyers act on contentious and non-contentious matters across the globe. Clients include investors as well as both giant and junior mining companies. 2White & Case LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 2 | 5 Years RankedWhite & Case offers enviable project finance expertise in relation to mining matters across the world. The team's knowledge spans a wide range of issues affecting the mining industry, including regulatory concerns, corporate transactions and restructurings. Its lawyers frequently represent some of the largest lenders and sponsors in the sector. The group advises clients on all stages of a mining project, including financing, development and operation.
- Herbert Smith FreehillsEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 2
3Baker McKenzieEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years RankedBaker McKenzie offers extensive expertise in corporate issues, including M&A, as well as project development. The firm represents a broad range of entities, including major mining companies, minerals manufacturers and investors. Its lawyers are active in mining projects across the globe, including South America, Africa and the Middle East. The team is also able to advise clients on disputes within the mining industry. 3Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3 | 4 Years RankedBryan Cave Leighton Paisner possesses a notable mining practice acting on the financing of projects across various jurisdictions including Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. The firm assists mining sector clients with both AIM and Main Market IPOs. Its lawyers regularly advise on restructurings, joint ventures and M&A transactions. 3DLA Piper LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years RankedDLA Piper maintains a strong reputation for its wide-ranging mining and minerals expertise. The firm advises on the full gamut of issues affecting the mining industry, including environmental, construction, real estate and restructuring matters. The group is also adept at handling contentious as well as transactional work within the mining sector. Its lawyers are able to draw on its extensive global network to advise clients on issues involving both domestic and international mining developments. The firm's clients include mining companies, manufacturers and governments. 3FaskenEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years RankedFasken represents established names in global mining work. The firm offers clients expertise in a range of matters, including in commercial transactions and project financings. The team is equipped to handle a range of complicated and multi-jurisdictional corporate matters, including acquisitions and AIM listings. Its lawyers regularly act for private equity firms, financial advisers and major mining companies. 3FieldfisherEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years RankedFieldfisher offers high-level expertise in all stages of the mining process to mining companies and financial institutions. The firm also advises metals traders on commodity prepayment transactions. The mining team possesses significant experience in various corporate, construction and financing issues affecting the sector. Its lawyers are regularly instructed to advise on matters in overseas markets, including Africa and Europe. The group is also noted for its capacity to assist with cross-border disputes. 3Memery CrystalEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years RankedMemery Crystal offers long-established expertise in AIM work with additional expertise in secondary fundraising. The team possesses strong capabilities in corporate work, with a particular focus on M&A transactions and restructurings. Its lawyers are able to advise on mining issues across a variety of jurisdictions, with a particularly deep knowledge of African markets. 3Milbank LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years RankedMilbank has a strong mining team capable of advising lenders on a number of significant cross-jurisdictional projects. The group has a notable capacity to handle debt restructuring as well as project finance. Its lawyers represent clients with assets in a wide range of jurisdictions, including those in Africa and Asia.
- Simmons & Simmons LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3
- Stephens Scown LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 3
4Gowling WLG (UK) LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 4 | 5 Years RankedGowling fields a notable corporate financing practice offering expertise in AIM and Main Market listings. The firm also advises clients on fundraising, joint ventures and M&A transactions, among other matters. Its lawyers act for a varied client base including small and mid-cap mining companies and financial institutions. 4Hill Dickinson LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 4 | 1 Years RankedHill Dickinson possesses a notable breadth of expertise in the mining space, with particular expertise in capital markets transactions, IPOs and Main Market listings. The firm is equally adept in acting on both the corporate and lender side of transactions. 4Sullivan & Cromwell LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 4 | 5 Years RankedSullivan & Cromwell continues to advise clients based in a wide range of international locations on a variety of complex projects. The firm works on project finance and restructuring matters, along with significant mining disputes. Its lawyers primarily act for prominent mining and exploration companies. The firm has experienced advisers on an assortment of developments, including gold, nickel and copper mines.
- Allen & Overy LLPEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 4
- Latham & WatkinsEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining2023 | Band 4