Despite recent economic headwinds, Australia continues to play a leading role in meeting global demand for vital mineral commodities.
With enormous mineral resources, Australia is home to a vibrant mining industry including some of the world’s largest resources companies. Significant projects and transactions occur across the sector at any stage of the economic cycle.
Corrs is widely recognised as one of Australia’s leading law firms for mining and mineral resource projects. We have a long and deep association with the mining sector, providing strategic advice to major resources companies, developers, financiers and investors on all aspects of mineral projects and transactions.
We have extensive experience across Australia, Papua New Guinea and internationally. Our expertise covers the full lifecycle of mineral projects, including exploration and development, joint ventures, the financing, construction and operation of mines and related infrastructure (including rail, ports and power), and offtake, sales and marketing.
We regularly assist clients develop investment structures, obtain foreign investment approvals, raise funds from equity and debt capital markets, and develop structures to attract funding and mitigate project risks.
We also support our clients with planning, environment, native title, State Agreement and tax considerations, regulatory investigations connected with mineral projects, and all forms of dispute resolution.