In this chapter we highlight the top eight mining lawyers the Iberian market has to offer. They have been selected for their outstanding work advising domestic and international clients on mining transactions, royalty issues, disputes, regulatory matters and exploration projects.
Uría Menéndez is home to four first-rate lawyers highlighted in this chapter.
Mariano Magide Herrero is a leading lawyer who is recognised for his extensive experience handling complex administrative proceedings pertaining to high-value mining projects.
With three decades of experience in the field, Carlos de Miguel stands out for his profound understanding of environmental regulations arising from mining transactions and operations.
Jesús Andrés Sedano is singled out for his top-tier advice on complex environmental issues relating to large-scale mining projects.
Bernardo Diniz de Ayala is an “excellent” practitioner who is considered an authority on public law. He draws widespread praise for his expertise in project financing matters in the mining sector.
Nuno Antunes from Miranda & Associados earns plaudits for his 20-plus years of experience advising international mining companies on the full spectrum of regulatory issues.
Diogo Xavier da Cunha is widely regarded as a top-notch lawyer who focuses on transactional matters in the mining sector.
Oriol Prósper Cardoso at Maio Legal is a seasoned lawyer who clients in the mining sector rely on for cross-border M&A transactions and complex contract negotiations.
Rui Botica Santos with Coelho Ribeiro e Associados is well-versed at advising domestic and international clients on high-value mining transactions and disputes.