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We have specialist knowledge and niche expertise in minerals-related matters, advising on a range of legal issues arising from quarrying and mining projects and developments.

We act for a broad range of businesses including building material suppliers, contractors, manufacturers and mineral extraction and mining companies.

Our specialist team advises on planning and environmental issues arising from mining projects and developments including major planning inquiries, advising on minerals leases, property transactions including complex royalty, planning and supply arrangements and the corporate, competition, property and banking aspects of acquisitions.

We have extensive experience in dealing with minerals sites, from the promotion of the site through the planning process and also waste permitting and exemptions, restoration and redevelopment.

We are an associate member of the Mineral Products Association and regularly provide training to other members on new legislation, compliance, health and safety and regulatory issues.


  • Advising Francis Flower on its significant acquisition of the Scunthorpe Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag (GGBS) facility from Hanson Cement. The acquisition followed a competitive bidding process arising from a study by the Competition and Markets Authority into the British aggregates and related markets.
  • Adrian Willmott, Chairman and CEO of Francis Flower, said: "Andrew and all the team at TLT have worked tirelessly alongside us in completing this transaction that was by no means straight forward. Their wide spectrum of advice has certainly helped us get across the line in what is a hugely transformational deal for us."

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