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Kimbrough & Associés

Paris, France

Our firm's experience includes business transactions, involving concessions and joint ventures, as well as dispute resolution, in relation to minerals and metals.

Examples of Matters Relating to Natural Resources :

  • Iron ore

    Participation in negotiation and drafting of a framework agreement between an American company and an African company, including a Management Services Contract, support services contract for design and engineering, procurement services and management of construction.

  • Aluminum

    Participation in the negotiation and drafting of a bauxite export contract between a European purchaser and a South American mining company with an extended term.

    Analysis of the due diligence findings of specialized engineering consultants as to the environmental risks related to the acquisition of a French aluminum can manufacturing plant, in the context of an overall evaluation of legal risks involved in acquisition of French operations.

  • Uranium

    Lead lawyer in elaboration and drafting of the damages brief in an ICC arbitration with a FRF 7,000,000,000 claim against a Middle Eastern state in the context of a long-term contract for the construction and operation of a uranium-enrichment infrastructure project in France, and in-depth review and analysis of a related agreement between a nuclear power company and an electrical power company for the supply of electrical energy to run the nuclear enrichment plant and for exchange of electricity.

  • Commodities

    Arbitrator in a case of supply of vanilla grown in the Indian Ocean by many small producers, grouped in cooperatives and sold in the United States.

  • Wood products

    Princaipl attorney drafting contats for wood production and plywood processing in Indonesia.