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Who We Are

Canada is the leading player in the global securities market for the mining industry. Dentons is one of the leading law firms in the mining industry, in Canada and across the globe. Our clients own or finance properties throughout the world, including Canada, the U.S., Latin America, Africa and Australia. We act for issuers listed on key stock exchanges,  including Toronto, TSX Venture, New York, American and London, and we  also act for investment banking firms and global financial advisors in this unique sector.  Dentons is a global firm driven to provide you with the competitive edge in an increasingly complex and interconnected marketplace. We were formed by the March 2013 combination of international law firm Salans LLP, Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and international law firm SNR Denton.

Learn more at dentons.com.

Our Editors

Alan Monk

Phone: 6046916421

Alan practises in the areas of securities | corporate finance, corporate | commercial, mining law and mergers & acquisitions. His securities | corporate finance practice includes public and private financings, including brokered and non-brokered private placements and bought deals, initial public offerings, and advising on continuous disclosure, corporate governance and regulatory and stock exchange compliance for public companies primarily listed on the TSX and the TSX Venture Exchange. Alan’s corporate | commercial and mining practices include the preparation and negotiation of a variety of commercial agreements, including shareholders’ agreements, option and joint venture agreements, royalty agreements, confidentiality agreements, off-take agreements and employment agreements. Alan has been involved in several mergers & acquisitions and restructuring transactions. He has also been involved in preparing legal opinions in respect of mineral tenure holdings in British Columbia.

Brian Abraham

Phone: 604 443 7134

Brian is the Canadian Co-Chair of Dentons' Mining Group. His mining practice involves all phases of mining from exploration, development and production through to reclamation. He provides advice on all forms of title reviews, options, leases, purchase and joint-venture agreements during the early phases of mineral exploration and permitting.


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