Mining & Quarrying

Scope of Our Mining and Quarrying Practice

JHJ prepares and negotiates complete sets of legal documentations and agreements to safeguard our client's interest, and at the same time ensure full compliance with all Federal legislations and State enactments alongside related by-laws and regulations. Furthermore, we assist in creating and maintaining corporations, joint ventures and limited liability companies for mining and quarrying projects. Our clientele ranges from contractors and engineers to government institutions and industrial suppliers engaging in part or all phases of the project.

Our Team

We provide consultation and negotiation in preparation of anticipated joint ventures and other mining and quarrying projects to implement the best and most effective approach towards project execution. In addition to preparing and negotiating contracts and other related documentations for both private entities and Government-Linked Companies (GLCs), we also structure various phases of the project in compliance with provide compliance audits to ensure all relevant laws are conceded with, and thereafter structure the various phases of the project accordingly.

We are often requested to provide assistance to design and outline the project implementation process, post-project management, surety and bonding issues, insurance and labour law issues. We work closely with our Conflict Resolution team to provide services such as consultation, contract reviews, dispute resolution negotiations, mediation, arbitration, handling of labour and industrial relations issues, negligence matters and public liability matters.

Reputation & Experience

Projects & Joint Ventures

Our team strive in structuring and completing projects in a timely manner as well as assessing and managing the legal risks involved throughout the project duration. We provide practical and strategic advice in all aspects of Mining and Quarrying Projects including managing proponents and sub-contractors and ensuring compliance with all mining-related laws and regulations including payments of royalties and tax to the State and other agencies.

State & State GLCs

Our team is experienced in working with various state governments on contracting with private entities for short and long term mining arrangements. We also assist various state investment arms in identifying profitable projects and ventures, and thereafter assist in negotiating and formalizing the same.

We represented state governments in bid preparations, contract adjustments and claims proceedings, licensing, alongside other goverment procurement procedures. Amongst our latest Mining and Quarrying projects includes the rejuvenation efforts of tin, kaolin, clay, barite, silica and mica mining.

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