Senior partner Mitchell Gropper, QC, has an extensive corporate and securities practice with an emphasis on complex transactions including complex real estate transactions, corporate finance, reorganizations, and M&A. Mitchell has acted for purchasers and sellers in M&A transactions (Aritzia, MDS, IntraWest, Vancouver Island Helicopters, Mark Anthony Presents, Coast Hotels, Global University Services); advised Boards of Directors and Special Committees (Goldcorp, Intrawest, Coast Wholesale, Sterling Shoes, Vancouver City Savings Credit Union); and has been involved in going-private and related-party transactions. Mitchell has advised on financial reorganizations and debt restructurings, including as special legal advisor to City of Vancouver for the Olympic Village and several reorganization transactions for Concord Pacific Group, Onni Development, and A&W Revenue Royalties. He was named in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020, Chambers Canada 2020, Lexpert® 2019, Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, and Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada 2019. Martindale-Hubbell ranking AV (preeminent 5.0 out of 5). Admitted to the Bars of BC (1966) and Ontario (1970). Appointed Queen’s Counsel (1990).
Year Called to the Bar:
1966 (BC); 1970 (ON)