Mining law

We provide mining companies with all the legal services that are typically required during mineral exploration, development, production, beneficiation and commercial trading. Our services include filing of mining claims, contract drafting and negotiation, stability contracts with the Peruvian State, and so forth. We assist our clients in mining law compliance matters, legal defense, environmental permits for the beginning of operations, as well as for the increment, modification or closure of activities, and in matters concerning community relations and indigenous peoples.

Our mining group includes lawyers with important experience in mining law and related matters, and with extensive experience working with local and multinational mining companies.

  • Mining claims and permits.
  • Modification of concessions.
  • Modification and construction of new facilities.
  • Mining administrative proceedings.
  • Recording of mining contracts and other legal documents.
  • Review of mining titles and due diligence.
  • Mining contracting (concession transfer, mining option, lease, mortgage, joint venture, royalties, Net Smelter Returns, etc).
  • Commercial and civil contracts associated with mining activities.
  • Stability agreements with the Peruvian State.
  • Promotion of private investment.
  • Corporate and tax matters for mining companies.
  • Mining Royalty (Regalía Minera).
  • Access agreements, land use, easements.
  • Water use rights and effluent discharge permits.
  • Environmental aspects (permitting, management of liabilities, pollution events, solid and hazardous wastes closure plan and environmental guarantees, etc).
  • Social aspects.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Legal compliance with environmental, health and safety (EHS) regulations.
  • Port facilities.
  • Advice during control and enforcement actions Administrative and judicial litigation.