In the electricity sector, we act for state owned and privatized power generation, transmission and distribution companies and large industrial consumers.
Brus Chambers Energy & Mining Practice advises on the exploitation, development, investment, acquisition, and financing of energy and mining related projects, and relevant business arrangements and compliance. Brus Chambers has been publicly recognized as one of the top Indian projects law firm, and has represented domestic and foreign clients in a number of energy and mining projects inside and outside of India, covering oil, natural gas, coal bed methane, electric power (including nuclear power), coal, new energy, renewable energy, copper ore, nickel ore, uranium ore, lead-zinc ore and other areas. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in energy and mining areas and have not only practiced relevant legal services, but also have extensive business experience in these areas, enabling us to provide clients with practical business-orientated solutions.
Our project practice includes projects related litigation and arbitration.
Brus Chambers' energy and mining team has represented clients within the energy and mining industries for many years.
Our team of lawyers has extensive experience in providing legal services and advice to clients within the mining and energy industries. Our clients include international buyers of coal and domestic coal producers, electricity generators, major energy investment funds, Government and industry authorities.
Brus Chambers is pleased to be recognised in the coal mining and energy industry, legal profession and Government sector as one of the best-equipped and informed law firms on mining and energy issues.
Our specialist services include:
mining law - titles and authorities, compensation, access to land
planning - approvals, consents and advice
pollution law - permits, approvals and prosecutions
property - land purchase, access and leasing
inquiries, wardens hearings, litigation and risk management
infrastructure, mining and energy projects
mining joint ventures
contract risk management
risk management and compliance
operating procedures and manuals
Advising, preparing and negotiating contracts (both standard and non-standard) at every stage of mining, from the physical extraction from or beneath the ground, to processing (including conveyor belt systems, processing plants and computer systems) to haulage and delivery; involvement in the delivery of infrastructure ancillary to mining operations from transport (road and rail) to accommodation (office and residential) to services (water and wastewater, power, pipelines); drafting custom made construction contracts for the design, construction, supply and installation of an upgraded coal handling and preparation plant; drafting custom made construction contracts for the design, procurement and construction of a rail spur and associated plant and equipment; reviewing and rationalising existing mining approval platforms, and acting for an electricity generator on the procurement of trains and wagons for the supply of coal. This included drafting a design and construct construction contract for the rail infrastructure as well as services agreement for the rail operator.