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Bennett Jones LLP

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

4 ranked lawyersBand 2Nationwide - CanadaCanada 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Bennett Jones is noted for its frequent representation of mid-tier mining companies in a broad range of transactional mandates. The Toronto-based mining group acts for junior and major mining players, as well as financial institutions. It is well versed in mine development issues, such as exploration, mine construction agreements and permitting, and is equally highly rated for its wide-ranging expertise in mining project finance, encompassing private finance arrangements as well as IPOs and follow-on offers.

Strengths

Sources highlight the team's "outstanding reputation in the legal community," adding: "The firm is able to draw on skilled resources at every level in order to achieve positive outcomes."

Work highlights

Bennett Jones acted for Magna Gold on the acquisition of the San Francisco Mine in Sonora, Mexico from Molimentales del Noroeste, as well as on a CAD7 million private placement of common shares.

Notable practitioners

Toronto-based Abbas Ali Khan frequently advises companies involved in mining exploration, development and production on securities and M&A transactions. He has experience acting for clients in cross-border mandates.

James Clare frequently assists natural resources companies in navigating corporate financing and M&A transactions. Based in Toronto, he is well versed in the representation of issuers and underwriters.

Toronto-based Linda Misetich Dann frequently represents clients engaged in corporate activities in the mining space including M&A and spin-out transactions.
"She strikes the right balance between winning legal arguments and helping to get deals done."

Sander Grieve is highly regarded for his representation of mining exploration and operation companies in M&A and financing mandates, providing further expertise with respect to corporate governance and public offerings. He is based in Toronto and heads the firm's mining industry team.
"Sander Grieve is very commercial and works to find solutions rather than just communicate the law." "He is an excellent lawyer. He is very capable, with good communication and soft people skills."


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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Bennett Jones LLP

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Location

4500 Bankers Hall East

855 - 2nd Street SW

Calgary

Alberta

Canada

T2P 4K7

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Nationwide - Canada

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining


Abbas Ali Khan
Band 5
James Clare
Band 5
Linda Misetich Dann
Band 5
Sander Grieve
Band 2