The mining industry has been a rampant sector in several countries of the Central American isthmus. Integrated as an important link in the chain of sustainable development of the economy.

BLP’s specialized and expert team in mining has served as legal advisor in large-scale mining projects in different Central American countries, covering the different legal needs of investors, developers and operators in the industry, advising on complex and multi-jurisdictional transactions, structuring financing and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations applicable to projects in the different areas of law. BLP forms multidisciplinary teams of lawyers with extensive experience in attending to corporate, regulatory, environmental, tax and labor aspects of projects and businesses in the mining sector.


  • Advice for the request, management and obtaining of mining concessions
  • Registration of mining concessions and their modifications
  • Mining and environmental permitting
  • Legal structuring of financings and their guarantees
  • Processes of merger, assignment, and acquisition of mining concessions
  • Tax advice
  • Employment advice
  • Corporate organization

Capabilities of our practice

+660 million dollars

In gold exports by our clients’ companies.

+14 thousand

Jobs generated by our clients’ businesses in the region.

Main mining companies in the world

We represent the main mining companies in the world in their businesses in Central America.

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