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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

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

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt represents several key mid-market mining companies, as well as industry heavyweights. Its mining lawyers benefit from the firm's prominent corporate/M&A practice to advise on a wide range of mining deals, including joint ventures, restructuring, and public and private financing. The team is recognised for its ability to advise on matters across the full life of a mining project. The practice leverages the strength of its construction and infrastructure group to assist clients with mine developments.

Strengths

Interviewees praise the firm's "good understanding of the issues," further acknowledging its knowledge of "how the regulatory and permitting systems work in various jurisdictions in Canada."

Work highlights

An Osler team led by Alan Hutchison represented Crystal Peak Mineral through the completion of its reverse takeover by Western Exploration.

Notable practitioners

Co-chair of the firm's mining group Alan Hutchison regularly represents international clients in corporate mandates, with significant expertise in Latin American mining transactions. He is based in Vancouver.
"Alan Hutchison is an excellent, very experienced and diligent individual."

Based in Toronto, James Brown is co-chair of the firm's mining group. He has a growing reputation for his handling of corporate and securities mandates in the mining sector, acting on behalf of a range of private organisations including financial institutions.

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Overview

The Mining Group at Osler has the depth of experience and breadth of knowledge to advise domestic and international mining companies on these issues and any other matters they face through every phase of the business cycle – from initial exploration to the establishment of large-scale operations. Osler’s lawyers have acted for mining companies of all sizes, specialties and stages of development, and can offer the legal expertise required to support and guide clients so they can achieve their operational and strategic business objectives efficiently and cost-effectively.

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

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Location

100 King Street West

1 First Canadian Place

Suite 6200, P.O. Box 50

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

ON M5X 1B8

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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining


Alan Hutchison
Band 4
James Brown
Up and Coming