100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1999 (ON)
Erik is a partner who practises corporate and securities law with an emphasis on mining and natural resources. He acts for Canadian and international mining companies on acquisitions and dispositions of mines, mining projects, and mining companies, project development, and mine operations in Canada and internationally. He advises on the structuring and negotiation of option and joint venture agreements, shareholder agreements, royalty arrangements, streaming transactions, and off-take agreements. Erik has extensive experience with all legal aspects of the development, construction, and operation of mining projects including advising on Aboriginal issues and claims, environmental and regulatory compliance matters, permitting issues and mine closure, decommissioning and reclamation issues. He also advises mining clients on energy-related issues such as power procurement, interconnection, and transmission services. He is recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, and Who’s Who Legal. Latinvex named him one of the Top 100 Lawyers in 2014 and 2016. Also recognized in the 2022 edition (and since 2013) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Mining Law, Natural Resources Law). Called to the Ontario Bar in 1999.
On October 7, 2015, Teck Resources Limited (Teck) and a subsidiary entered into a long-term streaming agreement with Franco-Nevada Corporation (Franco-Nevada) linked to production of silver at the Antamina mine in Peru.