Khaled Abdel-Barr

Khaled Abdel-Barr

Lawson Lundell LLP

Recognized since 2014

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Mining Law

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Khaled practices mining law, advising on acquisitions and dispositions of mines and significant mining projects and mine financing and on a broad range of mining related matters, both domestically and internationally, including the negotiation of earn-in, joint venture, strategic alliance and royalty and streaming agreements, mineral title review, and all aspects of the mining life-cycle (from exploration, development and production, to reclamation and mine closure).

Khaled also practises corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Khaled advises clients on a broad range of transactions, both domestic and cross-border, and in many different industries, including share and asset acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity financings and corporate structuring and reorganizations. He acts for a number of private equity clients including HSBC Capital (Canada) Inc., Tricor Pacific Capital Inc., Wellspring Capital Management and Yellow Point Equity Partners.

Khaled also advises clients in the energy sector, having significant experience dealing with contractual issues in connection with the purchase and sale of energy and other energy related transactions.

  • Cathedral Place, Suite 1600
    925 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2
  • English
  • University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., graduated 1995
Bar Admissions
  • British Columbia, 1996
  • Nunavut, 2012
  • Yukon, 2016
  • Northwest Territories, 2016
  • Mining Law Subcommittee for the RMMLF Special Institute on International Mining and Oil and Gas Law, Development and Investment - Trustee and Member
  • Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia - Member
  • Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association - Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Anti-Corruption Team - Member
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada - Member
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation - Member

Lawson Lundell LLP
Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Mining Law
  • Lexpert Special Edition 2013 - 2017 : Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining
  • International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers: recognized as being among the world's leading mining lawyers
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: repeatedly recommended as a Leading Practitioner for Mining law
  • Chambers Global: recognized in the Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Canada) category
  • Legal 500 Canada: recommended in the editorial for Energy (Mining)
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: recognized for Mining law
  • Who's Who Legal Canada : recognized for Mining law
  • Chambers Canada: recognized in the Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Canada) category
  • Martindale-Hubbell International Law Directory: Peer Review rated

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The Reemergence of Strategic Alliances in Mineral Exploration

The mining sector is affected by constant change, and as a result one of the re-emerging trends seen in the industry today is the use of strategic alliances for mineral exploration purposes.

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