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Our team is renowned and recommended as a leader in the natural resources and extractive industry sectors in Peru.

Our work is oriented to rendering advise to national and foreign investors in legal and regulatory aspects related to the entire range of activities that are present in the sector, including counseling in the privatization and / or bidding processes before the Peruvian State, including the signing of contracts for transfer, concession, investment, legal stability and tax stability, among others; compliance and accreditation of obligations relating to investment, occupational health, safety and environment, and community relations; negotiation, clearance and access to surface rights; advice for the approval of environmental permits; audits; and advice on supervision and tax procedures.

Our consultancy has a large component of M & A and financing services. The work with our clients includes the structuring of transactions at local and transnational level, whether they are sales and acquisition projects, related assets or companies; the granting of guarantees; and in general, consultancy in all types of contracting associated to the development of activities of the sector (streaming agreements, and minerals sale contracts, among others) and the implementation and start up of projects, such as EPCs and O&M.

Due to our widely recognized experience in the sector, we have not only advised mining investors, but have also been consultants in the implementation of investment promotion regulation in the sector.

Our main clients are listed on the London, New York, Toronto, Vancouver and Melbourne stock exchanges. Among the main clients we advise are Rio Tinto plc.  Minera Chinalco Peru S.A.,  Glencore plc,  Sumitomo Metal Mining Peru S.A.,  Bear Creek Corporation, Minera Las Bambas S.A., Tahoe Resources Inc.,  Lowell Copper, Komatsu Ltd., Compañia Minera Antamina S.A.A., Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A.,  Compañia Minera Milpo S.A.A., Itochu Corporation, Jinzhao Mining Peru S.A., Stonegate Agricom Ltd., and Kaizen Discovery Inc.,  among others.

We are recognized as leaders in mining practices in Peru by international publications such as Chambers Latin America, Chambers and Partners Global, Who's Who Legal and PLC Which Lawyer, Latin Lawyer, and Legal 500, among others. 

CMS Grau is a heavyweight in Peru’s mining industry, with the necessary capabilities and resources to staff complex projects. The team is experienced at helping clients in dealings with the government, be it guiding them through a privatisation process, administrative procedures before the mining ministry or helping them comply with reporting and environmental obligations. It also helps with streaming agreements and contracts with third parties. Clients find the service on offer in this department professional and tailor-made.

Latin Lawyer

CMS Grau is ‘one of the leading firms in Peru for sure’ and provides ‘very good service and expertise’ in this sector. The fully standalone team handles all requirements of both public and private sector mining clients, from M&A and financing to project planning and administrative law.

Legal 500

Highly regarded for its knowledge of corporate transactions, including acquisitions and a host of commercial agreements in the mining sector. Deep bench of established practitioners frequently advises on the development and financing of projects. Also well versed in the administrative and environmental aspects of mining operations. Client roster includes domestic and international mining companies.

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