Darrell Podowski is a partner who advises mining and other resource companies on their operations, mergers & acquisitions, securities and corporate finance law requirements in Canada and internationally, with a focus on Latin America. He was previously in-house counsel to Teck Resources Ltd., and prior to his law career Darrell served as an oil and gas exploration geophysicist with Dome Petroleum Ltd. and Amoco Canada Petroleum Corp. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Geophysics in addition to his law degree. Darrell was named one of the top 10 most highly-regarded individuals in mining law in the Northern Hemisphere by Who’s Who Legal for 2016. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Latinvex has profiled Darrell as one of Latin America’s ‘Top 100 Lawyers’. He is the Chair of the Membership Liaison Committee for the Association of Mineral Exploration BC and is also a former Trustee-at-Large for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Darrell was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1993 and the Bermuda Bar in 2002.