Mining Equipment Financing (Sierra Leone)

Acting for Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited and Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation (CatFin) on the financing of mining equipment in Sierra Leone.

Pre-export Financing (Sierra Leone)

Advising the lenders in respect of an iron ore pre-export financing facility in Sierra Leone.

Development of iron ore mine (Sierra Leone):

Acting for African Minerals in relation to the development of its Tonkolili iron operations in Sierra Leone.

General commercial (South Africa):

Advising AIM listed corporate in relation to South African law issues on mineral rights and its proposed inward listing on the JSE Limited and its recent buy-out by a joint venture

Copper mine expansion (Zambia):

Acting for Mopani Copper Mines in relation to the expansion and development of mining operations

Listing (Australia):

Acting for gold producer in relation to the migration of its listing from the United States Stock Exchange to the Australian Stock Exchange

Acquisition of prospecting project (Kenya):

Acting for an ASX listed corporate in relation its acquisition of an interest in a prospecting project in Kenya; also acting on an earn-in joint venture in Tanzania for the same client

Disposal (South Africa):

Legal advisor to a private South African-based shareholders in relation to the ZAR800m disposal of their interests in a large iron ore deposit

General corporate and finance:

Acting for a large TSX, Amex and JSE listed gold producer in relation to corporate and finance matters (including ZAR1.3 billion funding facility)