Mines & Minerals

We have arguably the best mines and minerals team in the country, achieving national recognition in this field.

Working with some of the world’s largest operators, landowners and private individuals over many years has given us an invaluable and unique understanding of the industry.

Our areas of expertise

  • Prospecting licences
  • Site acquisition and disposal
  • Mineral options, leases and licences
  • Wayleaves and working rights agreements
  • Added value plant site leases
  • Planning and highway issues
  • Conservation issues and appropriate assessment
  • Environmental issues and statutory compliance
  • Statutory undertakings and issues arising
  • Rail access agreements and ballast supply agreements
  • Joint ventures and corporate acquisition of mineral and waste related businesses
  • Statutory licences
  • Complex litigation
  • Manorial interests
  • Waste recycling, disposal leases and operating licences

Key contacts

Richard Lashmore Partner T:01782 349517 M:07976 549972
Andy Bailey Partner T:01782 338835 M:07803 951103
Andrea Bruce Partner T:01782 349511 M:07976 534952
Russell Coddington Partner T:01242 524815 M:07814 618183
Henry Davenport Tax Adviser T:01782 349544 M:07768 669700
Alison McCracken Senior Associate T:01782 338837 M:07557 395575
Kerry Williamson Senior Associate T:01782 349576 M:07881 092155
Jayne Alcock Associate T:01782 619225 M:07768 129560
Lee Hayes Associate T:01782 349580 M:07467 956733