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McCarthy Tétrault
745 Thurlow Street
Suite 2400
Vancouver BC V6E 0C5

Work Department

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining


Co-leader of the firm’s Global Mining Group. Practice primarily focuses on the areas of M&A and financing. Experience includes advising on significant mining M&A transactions, including takeover bids, business combinations, share or asset sales and joint ventures. Acts for issuers and underwriters on public and private securities offerings as well as providing general securities regulatory and corporate advice to public companies. Acts for mining clients and banks in relation to sizeable mining projects in a wide variety of international jurisdictions, including metal streaming and royalty transactions.


South Africa Bar, 1997; British Columbia Bar, 2003.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Energy and natural resources > Mining

(Leading individuals)

Roger Taplin – McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault‘s broad domestic and international service offering makes it an attractive choice for market-leading mining companies involved in large-scale cross-border transactions, corporate and commercial matters. The global metals and mining group has an unparalleled track record in M&A deals, projects and operational issues in key jurisdictions across the globe, including Africa and Latin America. Vancouver-based Roger Taplin, who primarily focuses on financing and M&A transactions, including streaming deals, joint ventures and takeovers, receives plaudits for his international mining law expertise. Splitting his time between Toronto and London, Shea Small also fields a broad transactional practice, with a particular emphasis on multijurisdictional M&A. Eva Bellissimo, whose experience covers the entire spectrum of mining work, sits in the Toronto office.