Mining and Resources

  • 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)
  • Acquisition (South Africa):

    Advising ASX listed iron ore developer in relation to its acquisition of an iron-ore project in South Africa, its listing on the AIM and inward listing on the JSE Limited
  • Investment into bauxite mine (Guinea):

    Advising on the investment in a bauxite mine in Guinea
  • Restructure (Tanzania and Mozambique):

    Restructuring of Tanzanian and Mozambique exploration projects