Mining

The firm is regularly trusted with major transactions and high-value disputes, and consistently delivers.

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Their work product is stellar: the team is incredibly attentive, works with a common-sense approach and is extremely helpful in dealing with legal and political strategies. Top of the heap – first class.

Chambers USA

Matter Highlight

Debevoise advised OJSC Norilsk Nickel MMC and Interros International Investments Limited in a dispute with United Company Rusal, including LCIA arbitration proceedings and related court litigation in the United States, England, Russia, Switzerland, St. Kitts & Nevis and The Netherlands.

Recent Matter

Debevoise represents Barrick Gold and seven of its current and former officers and directors in a securities class action arising from the development of a mining project in South America.

Representative Clients

  • KazakhGold Group Limited
  • KM Technologies
  • Mitsui
  • Norilsk Nickel
  • Och-Ziff
  • Polyus Gold
  • Uralkali

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Ranking

Ranked as a leading firm for Energy & Natural Resources: Mining by Chambers Europe

Matter Highlight

Debevoise advised Tethyan Copper Company (jointly owned by Barrick Gold and Antofagasta Minerals) in an ICSID arbitration against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and an ICC arbitration against the Pakistani province of Balochistan in disputes regarding a copper and gold mining project in the west of Pakistan.

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