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

Meet the team

Richard Lashmore Partner T:+44 (0) 1782 349517 M:+44 (0) 7976 549972
Andy Bailey Partner T:+44 (0) 1782 338835 M:+44 (0) 7803 951103
Andrea Bruce Partner T:+44 (0) 1782 349511 M:+44 (0) 7976 534952
Russell Coddington Partner T:+44 (0) 1242 524815 M:+44 (0) 7814 618183
Tony Bell Consultant T:+44 (0) 1782 349535
Henry Davenport Tax Adviser T:+44 (0) 1782 349544 M:+44 (0) 7768 669700
Alison McCracken Senior Associate T:+44 (0) 1782 338837
Kerry Williamson Senior Associate T:+44 (0) 1782 349576 M:+44 (0) 7881 092155
Jayne Alcock Associate T:+44 (0) 1782 619225
Lee Hayes Solicitor T:+44 (0) 1782 349580 M:+44 (0) 7467 956733
Natasha Najran Solicitor T:+44 (0) 1782 338847 M:+44 (0) 7436 161711
Hannah Lawlor Trainee Solicitor T:+44 (0) 1782 619225
Danielle Waite Paralegal T:+44 (0) 1782 619225