Senior partner Hector MacKay-Dunn has 30+ years of experience providing legal advice to high-growth public and private companies, many achieving valuations exceeding $1 billion, over a broad range of industry sectors including life sciences, health, mining, clean tech, and tech, advising on corporate domestic & cross-border public & private securities offerings, M&A, international partnering & licensing transactions and boards of directors and independent board committees on corporate governance matters. He is recognized by Lexpert® as being among the Top 100 Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada and Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; by Best Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year 2020 in Biotech and a Leading Lawyer in M&A, tech, corporate & securities; and in Chambers Canada 2020. He received the 2014 LifeSciences Milton Wong Leadership Award, Queen’s Counsel (BC) designation in 2003, and AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has served as board member with a number of private and public companies. In the past, he was a board member of the BC Tech Association, board and executive committee member of Tennis Canada, chair of the BC Innovation Council, and director of BC Leading Edge Endowment Fund and Genome BC. Admitted to the BC, Alberta, and Ontario Bars.
Year Called to the Bar:
1978 (BC); 2014 (ON); 2014 (AB)
Corporate Commercial Law
Corporate Finance & Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions