Mining | Abeledo Gottheil



Abeledo Gottheil has vast experience in mining advice, since several decades ago.

The Firm gives advice to its clients in regulatory issues of the mining activity; permits and mining concessions; governmental authorizations; easements; promotion regimes; due diligence; EPCM agreements to national and international clients; mining services contracts; among many others.

Our professional services comprise legal advice to mining companies with respect to the applicable regulations at a provincial, national and international level.

The members of our team have taken specialization courses on the issue and LLM both, in Argentina and abroad, whilst our practice in Natural Resources Law has been mentioned by Best Lawyers. Our counsel Luis Alberto Erize makes-up the panel of experts of the “Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law” (SEERIL), of the International Bar Association.

Relevant experience

  • Advice to Ferro Argentina regarding the acquisition of 50% of its shareholding in a Borate Mine and Concentration Plant in the Province of Jujuy to SR Minerals, and subsequently, in the acquisition of the remaining 50% of the project.
  • Advice to Ferro Corporation in the ssle of its companies, Procesadora de Boratos S.A. and Minera Loma Blanca S.A.
  • Counsel to Ferro Argentina and Procesadora de Boratos in administrative and judicial appeals related to the payment of withholdings to the exportation of borates and their recovery.
  • Legal advice to Fluor Argentina in connection with all works and services with Minera Alumbrea Limited and Bajo de la Alumbrera, one of the biggest mining projects in Argentina.
  • Counsel to Fluor Argentina in connection with the construction of all facilities for the Barrick Gold Pascua Lama Project, the first binational project between the Argentine Republic and Chile.
  • Assistance to foreign companies in the procedures for the obtention of concessions and exploration permits, petitions for measurement related to claims and judicial proceedings and registrations with the relevant Mines Registry offices, grant of easements, etc.
  • Legal counsel to Fluor Argentina in connection with Esquel – El Desquite Project related to works and services to be performed by Meridian Gold in the Province of Chubut.
  • Legal Counsel to Fluor Argentina in connection with EPC Contract for Cerro Vanguardia mining Project in the Province of Santa Cruz.
  • Legal counsel to Fluor Argentina – Minera Alumbrera in judicial procedings concerning the Bajo de la Alumbrera dispute with Minera Alumbrera Ltd.
  • Counsel to Ferro Enamel Argentina in connection with its Mine “Inca Viejo”.
  • Counsel to Noranda Mines in connection with Mina Angela and the related group of Mines in the Province of Chubut.
  • Counsel to Falconbridge in connection with the liquidation of assets and its subsidiary in Argentina.


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Buenos Aires | Argentina

(5411) 4516-1500