The natural resources team at the NICO HALLE & CO. LAW FIRM is comprised of highly experienced lawyers who provide innovative legal advice, with expertise in oil & gas, power, renewables, mining & metals. We are committed to helping you keep pace with market and regulatory developments, as well as enabling entry into new markets, managing risk, and strengthening your business by providing legal advice combined with industry knowledge and an acute awareness of your commercial drivers.

Oil & Gas

We advise on the complex legal, financial, and commercial issues associated with the entire oil and gas value chain and have reputed legal experts in the oil and gas industry, offering depth of resource, local expertise and commitment to the key oil and gas players across the globe.

Our clients comprise companies and corporations in development and production, oil and gas exploration, oil field services and equipment.

We counsel our clients on aspects including but not limited to:

– Capital markets

– Complex M&A

– Corporate and commercial matters

– Employment and labour

– Finance

– Private equity

– Project development

– Regulatory & compliance matters

– Tax

– Environmental

– Litigation matters

Power & Renewable Energy

Our in-depth knowledge of the power industry spans decades of advising the leading corporations, developers, sponsors, governments, and financing entities in the sector. This experience enables us provide clients with practical and strategic advice beneficial and crucial to company expansion, and growth.

We provide legal expertise in the power sector, including conventional power, energy networks, for global and domestic clients around the world. We have a formidable reputation of successfully advising on all aspects touching on their business such as cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures, tax, finance, asset exchanges, privatizations, trading and marketing, disputes, regulation and market reform, competition/antitrust issues, environmental issues, public procurement matters, litigation, as well as project development (including construction aspects) and project finance within the power sector.

We advise and update clients on the essential legislative and regulatory developments covering oil & gas, electricity, renewable energy, mining, and general environmental issues.

Our experience extends across the full breadth of the renewable energy sector, including onshore and offshore wind energy systems, solar power, biomass, hydro power, carbon abatement, waste /recycling management.

Mining and Metals

The NICO HALLE & CO. LAW FIRM has a strong team on mining and metals which advises companies in the mining and metal sectors, (including major mining companies, junior mining companies, development banks, international financial institutions, commercial banks, contractors and governments) on the full range of issues that apply to the sector.

We provide legal and advisory services on the full range of challenges common in this sectorsuchas mergers & acquisitions, projects, construction, trade and structured finance, insurance, physical trading, sale and purchase arrangements, compliance and regulatory, as well as advising on disputes that may arise in the execution of concessions or licenses. Our clients are diverse and range from financiers, producers, traders that are in the mining and metals business.

Our experience ranges from the acquisition of mining and surface rights, the construction of mine infrastructure, to the drafting of operating and off-take contracts.

We can help your business in matters involving:

  • Acquisition of licenses
  • Capital markets
  • Compliance and Regulatory
  • Commodity Finance
  • Corporate/Capital Markets
  • Debt Finance
  • Deep sea mining
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Environmental law
  • Insurance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Licensing, contracts
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Projects
  • Tax
  • Trading and Finance