This area of practice addresses matters such as

· Organization of companies to operate in the mining industry

· Mineral survey permits or mining rights licenses from the Brazilian Mineral Survey Department – DNPM and the Brazilian Mine and Energy Ministry

· Representation of companies operating in the mining industry before the regulatory agencies and other competent governmental bodies

· Mining Law: particularities and legal opinion

· Buy and sell options, leasing of mines and natural deposits, assignment of mining rights and joint venture and private easements for the exploitation of mines and natural deposits