Darrell Podowski is a partner in the Vancouver office of Cassels Brock, who advises clients on mergers & acquisitions, securities, corporate finance and commercial transaction law requirements in Canada and internationally, with a focus on the mining industry and Latin America. He was previously in-house counsel to Teck Resources Ltd., practised offshore in Bermuda and prior to his law career Darrell served as an oil & gas exploration geophysicist with Dome Petroleum Ltd. and Amoco Canada Petroleum Corp. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geophysics in addition to his law degree. Darrell is ranked as an expert in Mining and as a Thought Leader Global Elite by Who’s Who Legal for 2019, and an expert in Mining in Who’s Who Legal Canada for 2019. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Latinvex has profiled Darrell as one of Latin America’s "Top 100 Lawyers" for 2018 and one of only two Canadians to make the list. Darrell was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1993 and the Bermuda Bar in 2002.