PPO Abogados advised San Cristobal Mining Inc. with its acquisition of Minera San Cristobal S.A., a world-class mining project in Bolivia

PPO Abogados, along with Boughton Law Corporation, Aird & Berlis LLP, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, advised San Cristobal Mining, a Canadian corporation, with respect to its acquisition of Minera San Cristobal S.A., a Bolivian company with mining rights over Bolivia’s largest mine, along with two other affiliates, from Sumitomo Corporation. The mine produces silver, lead, and zinc in the Potosí region of Bolivia. 

Morrison & Foerster LLP and Bufete Aguirre Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa SC advised the seller.

 About PPOs team.

 The following PPO partners were involved in the transaction:

  • Marcial Fernandez: Corporate.
  • Carlos Pinto: Corporate and Financing.
  • Lindsay Sykes: International Litigation and Compliance.
  • Diego Bohrt: Regulatory (electricity).
  • Mattias Garrón: Regulatory (Mining).
  • Pablo Ordoñez: Tax.
  • Alejandro Pemintel: Labor and Litigation.

The following associates supported and were part of the transaction:

  • Carolina Arnez: Corporate.
  • Yomara Ardaya: Corporate.
  • Víctor Armaza: Regulatory (Mining).
  • Luis Ortuste: Regulatory (Electricity).
  • Luis Perez: (Labor)
  • Luz Marina Iriarte (Litigation)
  • Raquel Pocohata: Tax (Auditor)

 About PPO. 

PPO is the largest law firm in Bolivia, with leading practices across the board. Clients know they can rely on PPO for their most challenging legal and business matters. PPO’s  67 lawyers and over 120 professionals work assertively to deliver exceptional service, sophisticated advice, and creative, practical solutions. 

 About PPO’s Mining Practice.

Based on our level of specialty and experience in the mining industry, activity, and client base, we are organized as an “industry group” and advise companies, investors, and stakeholders on all legal matters affecting the mining sector, from exploration through development to operation and closure.

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