Brian Dominique is a partner practising commercial law with a focus on the natural resources and electricity sectors. He has acted on transactions involving mining projects across Canada (including the far north) and throughout the Americas, Africa, Australia, Europe and Asia including advising clients that explore for, build and operate gold, silver, copper, zinc, nickel, iron, uranium and diamond mineral projects. Brian has significant experience in mining exploration and mine development, production and metals sales and private electricity projects (hydro, cogeneration, solar and wind) including farm-in agreements, joint ventures, operating agreements, royalty agreements, off-take agreements, easements, power purchase agreements, structuring joint ventures, partnerships and limited partnerships and acquisition of related government rights. He acted as Chief Federal Negotiator in negotiating the transfer of legislative authority over lands and resources in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory and advised the Government of Ontario on the restructuring of the electricity industry and break up of Ontario Hydro. Brian also has extensive experience in Aboriginal law and negotiating with Indigenous peoples. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989.
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