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Isabel Manuel Jamaca

Isabel Manuel Jamaca

Associate, SAL & Caldeira Advogados, Lda.

Isabel Manuel Jamaca provides legal assistance on matters related to natural resources, particularly in the mining and electricity sectors.

Isabel assists investors in obtaining mining licenses, verification of compliance with mining obligations, transfer of rights and all regulatory procedures related to mining. She also provides assistance on environmental issues related to mining activity. Isabel has also assisted in drafting contracts and other documentation for investments in electricity projects.

She has experience in immigration matters.

Experience has included advising:

  • As a team member, a mining company in obtaining mining licenses, verification of compliance with mining obligations, transfer of rights and mining assets processes
  • As a team member, foreign investors in pre-acquisition due diligence processes concerning mining licenses in Mozambique, including advice on regulatory authorizations for the transaction
  • As a team member, a mining company on environmental issues related to mining activities
  • As a team member, the program of a bilateral aid agency in the review of Mozambique’s public-private-partnerships (PPP) legislation
  • As a team member, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on immigration matters (work authorizations, advice on immigration and some aspects of employment)

Professional Qualifications

  • Member of the Mozambique Bar Association as a Candidate Attorney

Education

  • Universidade São Tomás de Moçambique (USTM), Law Degree (2014)

Prior Experience

  • 2015 to present, Junior Consultant, SAL & Caldeira Advogados, Lda., DLA Piper Africa member firm in Mozambique

Memberships

  • Member of the Mozambique Bar Association as a Candidate Attorney

Renewable energy in Mozambique

Mozambique has a vast diversity of energy resources, of which approximately 88% are renewable, and sufficient capacity to both meet domestic demand and export to neighboring countries.