A&O’s advises clients in relation to mineral exploration and production. We have over the years acquired significant mining experience and are often sought out by clients for advisory on Nigeria’s legal, regulatory and investment framework in the mineral sector.
The firm has a notable presence in Nigeria’s mining industry and often advises on mineral matters including licensing and mineral titles, community development agreements, mineral land rights, etc. The firm is currently advising on the development of a mineral project for the development of a globally acclaimed geologic discovery in Nigeria’s North-West.
The firm contributes to sectoral policy advancements by providing industry updates through its “Nigerian Mining Sector: Legal & Regulatory Overview”. A&O also provides a platform for robust sectoral policy analysis through knowledge exchange programmes it periodically organises in collaboration with leading international law firms.