John W Ffooks & Co mining experience as a leading legal practice is renowned across Francophone Africa. Our unparalleled insight into the mining industry, in the region, spans from acting on the world’s largest single resource financing to nurturing emerging junior companies. Our exceptional expertise and knowledge of the local market, is reinforced by an innate understanding of all technical aspects of the business and on how mining works operationally, so we can overcome specific challenges.
Our team of mining lawyers understand the high-risk, complex and sensitive mining disputes and associated political intricacies inherent in the region. Our key strengths cover due diligence, document creation and review, structuring appropriate corporate vehicles, multinational asset sale and purchase, other corporate Opinions, asset verification and general corporate advice including all relevant environmental and regulatory considerations.
We anticipate strong growth in the mining sector across the region. Our mining lawyers are ready to advise and offer innovative solutions on all points of the legal cycle to meet the needs of the industry and bring a results-orientated approach to clients.