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Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP


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What the team is known for

Gowling WLG is well known for handling corporate and commercial work in the mid-market space in British Columbia. The firm's Vancouver business law team advises on transactions in the mining, resources and infrastructure sectors, as well as offering related tax advice. It also advises on capital markets deals and often handles cross-border mandates. With its offices located across Canada and internationally, clients also benefit from the firm's wide-reaching network.


Sources highlight that the team is "very strong on corporate finance and M&A matters and responsive to budget necessities."

Work highlights

A Gowling WLG team led by Brett Kagetsu, Cyndi Laval and France Tenaille advised Zijin Mining on its acquisition of Guyana Goldfields.

Notable practitioners

Brett Kagetsu is a key contact for the Vancouver office.

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From local startups to global powerhouses, Gowling WLG offers broad experience and efficient service covering a full range of corporate and commercial law matters.

We understand the issues you face because we're immersed in the same issues every day. With the ability to flex to match the job at hand, our team is equipped to handle everything from landmark transactions and major reorganizations to routine business filings and agreements.

Spanning all industry sectors, our services include:

  • Incorporations
  • Reorganizations, amalgamations, continuances, arrangements and dissolutions
  • Corporate governance
  • Company secretarial (including registration for extra-territorial corporations)
  • Virtual (outside) general counsel services
  • Shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements
  • Managed service and outsourcing agreements
  • IT contracts
  • Service and supply agreements
  • Franchise, agency and distribution agreements
  • Consumer and direct selling agreements


Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP


Bentall 5

2300-550 Burrard Street


British Columbia


BC V6C 2B5

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