Don Collie is a partner practising in the areas of Securities Law, Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and related corporate and commercial transactions. 

In addition to acting for junior companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Canadian Securities Exchange, Don also has extensive experience acting for senior companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and international exchanges. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of Securities Law and Mining Law  and by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the area of Mining Law.

In over 25 years of practice, Don has worked on a wide variety of corporate and commercial transactions, including public financings (including IPOs), private placements, takeover bids, plans of arrangement, proxy contests, advising on and implementing shareholder rights plans (“poison pills”), related-party transactions and cross-border acquisitions and financings.

Don also has significant expertise and experience in mining law. His experience includes negotiating and drafting mining option and joint venture agreements, confidentiality agreements, royalty agreements, acquisitions and dispositions of mineral properties, claim staking and other mineral property disputes, permitting and environmental assessment matters, mineral title opinions, and advising on compliance with disclosure requirements for mineral projects (particularly with respect to National Instrument 43-101 “Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects”).