David Reid - DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

David Reid

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 604-643-6428

David Reid is a senior partner practising in the areas of securities law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, mining law and related corporate transactions. Mr. Reid routinely represents clients involved in initial and secondary public offerings, bought deals, private placements, takeover and issuer bids, divestitures and all manner of business combinations.

David's client base consists of major and junior mining and natural resource companies, leading private equity firms in the technology and resource sector, non-resource based companies, financial institutions, national and local underwriters, as well as public companies listed on stock exchanges in Canada, Europe, Australia and the United States.

A recognized leading Canadian lawyer in global mining, David has advised clients on sophisticated Canadian and international mining transactions of all types, including options, joint ventures, royalties, mine financing, reclamation and mine closures for properties in North and South America, Eastern Europe, Africa, China, Mongolia, Australia and Southeast Asia.

A former board member of TSX and NYSE listed companies, David brings to the firm and to his role of Global Co-Chair of the Mining Sector, his extensive experience and expertise in advising clients on numerous large and sophisticated national and international transactions.



Case History

$200 million Short Form Prospectus Financing, Rubicon Minerals, February 2012 — $200 million Short Form Prospectus Financing closed February 29, 2012
$710 million Far West Mining/Capstone Mining merger, June 2011 — This transaction was awarded Mining Deal of the Year by LEXPERT at Canadian Dealmakers Gala held in Toronto on February 29, 2012

Office Location

Suite 2800, Park Place
666 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2Z7

Practice Areas

Mining Law
Natural Resources Law (Mining)
Securities Law