John, counsel at Bennett Jones, offers clients over 40 years of legal expertise in mining, corporate reorganizations, financings and mergers & acquisitions. A principal part of his practice is in mining finance, joint ventures and mining mergers & acquisitions. In addition to clients in North America and Australia, John’s experience has extended to projects in Africa, Europe, Asia and South America; John is widely recognized for advising clients on complex international projects. John is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a Director of Seabridge Gold Inc. and Chairman of North American Nickel Inc. John is recognized as a leading Canadian mining lawyer by Lexpert®, Chambers & Partners, Who's Who Legal and many more.