Rafael Chucri has worked in Mining Law for more than 15 years, offering specialized legal services to the mining industry in all different aspects of the law.


After many years of work in the corporate environment of large companies, Rafael Chucri developed a differentiated legal vision of mining, reconciling the industry's technical and practical experience in favor of its clients.

Chucri Advogados advises its clients on the following activities:


  • Due diligence on mining titles;

  • Issuance of opinions on mining titles (title opinions);

  • Obtaining government authorizations for research and mining;

  • Representation of clients in administrative proceedings before the National Department of Mineral Production (DNPM);

  • Agreements with landowners;

  • Ore commercialization;

  • Establishment of mining companies, including obtaining the necessary legal registers from DNPM;

  • Construction of mines;

  • Option contracts;

  • Elaboration of stockholders’ agreements;

  • Formation of consortia and joint ventures;

  • Royalties;

  • Analysis of socio-environmental issues;

  • Labor Due Dilligence;

  • Hiring of service contractors.


In the contentious field, represents its clients in public civil suits and in processes of mining easement and disputes with landlords.

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