Geoffrey S. Belsher
Managing Partner

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3
Phone: (604) 631-3300
Fax: (604) 631-3309

Practises corporate law with a focus on cross-border mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance. Geoff is managing partner of Blakes New York office. He advises Canadian, US and international public and private companies, investment dealers, private equity, venture capital and alternative investment funds with respect to Canadian law matters. Geoff frequently acts as lead special counsel to boards of directors and special committees in mergers & acquisitions and has been special counsel to the target-company and acquiror in a number of high-profile Canadian hostile take-over bids. He has also led some of the largest public offerings ever completed in Canada at the time. Geoff has experience advising clients in a number of industries, including mining, energy, gaming, life sciences and technology. Geoff has been a member of the firm's Executive Committee since 2006 and previously worked in the firm’s Vancouver and Toronto offices. Geoff is an active member of the ABA's M&A Committee and is involved in a number of Canada-US business associations, including the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Recognized as leader in M&A, private equity, corporate finance and mining by a number of leading legal publications.

Year Called to the Bar:1992 (BC)
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