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At Teck Resources, Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Peter Rozee oversees a department of 11 lawyers spread across offices in Canada, the US, and Chile. He and his team are gifted practitioners recognised for their pragmatic, real-world approach to conducting business and handling legal affairs. Currently, Rozee is senior vice president, commercial and legal affairs at the company, a position he has held since April 2010. He joined Teck Corporation in 2001 as vice president, commercial and legal affairs before being appointed senior vice president, commercial affairs in 2005. The legal team at Teck Resources has been instrumental in a number of large transactions, including the company’s C$14.8bn purchase of Fording River Coal and the C$825m sale of its stake in the Waneta hydro-electric dam. A nominator explains that within the legal department, ‘[Rozee] promotes a culture of excellence, teamwork and respect… while identifying and mitigating legal risks consistent with business goals’.