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About Us

Harris Gómez Group is an Australian-Latin American legal and business advisory firm located in Santiago, Chile, Bogota, Colombia and Sydney, Australia. In 2001, HGG was the first Australian law firm to have a local office in Latin America. The firm specialises in Common Law and Latin American cross-border issues in areas such as Mining and Energy, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax, Intellectual Property and Business Enterprises. With over 22 years of experience immersed in the respective legal and business cultures of Australia and Latin America, we create a seamless bridge between the two regions and have become an essential partner to many multinational enterprises.

Why use us

With an agile team of Australian (common law trained) and local lawyers we are in a unique position to help our clients enter the Latin American region in the most time and cost effective ways. Being from Australia and setting up ourselves, we understand the difficulties and concerns of entering new markets. This is the reason why our communications and documentation is always timely and in plain English. With 15 years of experience in Latin America we take the guesswork out of understanding the laws of a foreign country so that our clients can focus on what they do best… managing their business.

Services

Legal

The firm specialises in Common Law and Latin American cross-border issues in areas such as Mining and Energy, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax, Intellectual Property and Business Enterprises.

Business

We have an extensive  amount of experience and a network of contacts  in the mining and energy sectors. Through our network of contacts developed over the last 20 years, we can help you expand your business in Latin America.

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Argentina: Public – Private Partnership Regime Overview

The Argentine government has issued new regulations for public-private partnership (PPP) contracts in the public works sector, which are expected to streamline the process and bring at some US$40bn in infrastructure investments, according to state news agency Telám. Since Macri assumed power in Argentina, he has lifted currency controls, cut subsidies and brought the country […]

Latin American Tenders – Panama and Argentina Opportunities

Panama calls tender for study on metro master plan Metro de Panamá, the authority in charge of planning and managing construction of Panama City’s subway, is seeking consultants to carry out a prefeasibility study on the new master plan for the capital’s metro system. The study will be financed by a loan from the Inter-American […]

Peru Practical Advice – Commercial Contracts for Mining Suppliers

Peru’s mining sector has grown considerably the past few year. In 2015, copper output gained 24% and in 2016, output rose another 38% in large part due to the ramp-up of Las Bambas, Constancia and Toromocho mines, the Cerro Verde expansion and the Antapaccay brownfield project. The upward trend will continue throughout 2017 and receive a final boost in 2018 with the startup of the Toquepala expansion, expected […]