Brian Graves

Brian Graves


Recognized since 2013

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Mining Law

Natural Resources Law

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Brian Graves advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial and securities law matters. With a particular focus on cross-border transactions, Brian works mainly in the mining and natural resource industries and, in particular, is considered an authority on metal streaming transactions.

Brian regularly acts as lead counsel on M&A deals for Canadian and foreign clients, advising on hostile and friendly take-over bids, reverse take-overs, plans of arrangement, asset and share purchases and related party transactions. In the corporate finance area, Brian is frequently involved in public and private securities offerings, stock exchange listings and securities regulatory matters. In the mining and natural resources space, in addition to metal streaming transactions, Brian also advises on other commercial arrangements such as joint ventures, earn-ins, operating agreements, off-take arrangements, royalties and lending transactions.

Brian has published articles on numerous topics including metal streaming, public company redomicilings, take-over bids and mining disclosure, and has lectured on areas including cross-border M&A, shareholder agreements, joint ventures, dealing with multiple listed companies and directors’ duties. He has taught securities law as a visiting professor at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law and as a lecturer at the University of Windsor law school, and has appeared on the faculty of the Directors College founded by McMaster University.

Contact & Links
  • 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
    Bay Adelaide Centre
    P.O. Box 20
    Toronto, ON M5H 2T6

Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

331 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

89 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Resources Law

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