Area of focus

Mining and Resources: Mining

Mining companies face a range of challenges. Health, safety, and environmental issues. Complex regulatory due diligence. Cybersecurity risks. Weakened commodity prices. At Hogan Lovells, we work with mining clients in all aspects of the industry. Our global footprint allows us to advise in key jurisdictions for mining...

Representative experience

Ranked Band 1 for Energy: Mining & Metals by Chambers USA 2015.

Advised Royal Gold, Inc. on multiple precious metal streaming transactions, with a 2015 aggregate value exceeding US$1.4bn.

Represented Goldman Sachs as advisor to BHP Billiton on their £75bn merger with Rio Tinto Zinc.

Represented the underwriters on a proposed IPO, Hong Kong listing, and Rule 144A placement of shares of a Chinese molybdenum and copper mining company.

Published Works

Renewable energy will result in significant job losses

The Renewable Energy Independant Power Producer Procurement Programme was always aimed at ultimately reducing such significant reliance on coal-fired power, in the medium to long term, and...

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The South African mining industry is changing, and that's a fact

2017 was another tempestuous year for the South African mining and natural resources sector. The sector was disrupted by a range of changes and uncertainties, including the publication of...

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A challenging year for the African mining sector in 2017 - what does 2018 hold?

Commodity trends of 2017 - will these change in 2018?

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Trump administration: "Critical Minerals" could spur U.S. mining activity

Recent actions by the Trump administration have focused on encouraging U.S. based development of identified “Critical Minerals,” which could lead to significant policy changes...

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The future of Bitcoin (regulation) in Africa

The launch of the first Bitcoin future for trade in the United States of America during December 2017 has brought significant public attention to both the Bitcoin crypto currency, and the...

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Parent company liability in England for human rights impacts abroad: Lungowe v Vedanta

Conventionally, a "corporate veil" and the doctrine of "forum non-conveniens" have isolated UK businesses from human rights related claims arising out of the operations of their foreign...

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