Van Der Want Attorneys specialise in South African mining law and are experts on the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002, its Regulations and the amended Mining Charter and scorecard. We have good professional relationships with officials of the Department of Mineral Resources and other attorneys working in this field.
Matthew was listed in Legal 500 in this area of law in South Africa in both 2012 and 2013 and is rated as a leader in his field in the field of energy & natural resources: mining (South Africa) in Chambers Global 2014 guide.
We have expertise in oil and gas law in South Africa and are able to advise you on regulatory aspects of this burgeoning area of law.
We are also able to advise on your company’s compliance with South African mining legislation and oil and gas law.
In addition, we are well positioned to advise mining companies on issues of employment unique to the mining sector.
South Africa’s mining sector has a peculiar history which informs many of the tensions prevalent in the South African economy today. We bring to our application of mining law an appreciation of these tensions and an understanding of their potential impact on our clients’ businesses.”
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