Partner in the firm’s Vancouver office and co-leader of the Global Mining Group. Practice focuses on the areas of mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and securities, particularly in the mining sector. Experience includes advising on significant mining M&A transactions, including friendly and hostile take-over bids, business combinations, share or asset sales and joint ventures. Acts for issuers and underwriters on public and private securities offerings, as well as providing general securities regulatory and corporate advice to public companies. Has acted for mining clients and banks in relation to sizeable mining projects in numerous international jurisdictions. Recognized as a leading practitioner in the 2010–2015 editions of Who’s Who Legal: Canada and the International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers. For the fifth consecutive year, he received the Lexology Client Choice Award for his leadership in energy and natural resources law in British Columbia. A Fellow of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and a member of the Mining Law Committee of the International Bar Association. Admitted to the South Africa Bar in 1997 and the British Columbia Bar in 2003.