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Roy Hudson

Roy Hudson


Head of Americas, Mining


Roy Hudson’s practice is focused on advising both public and private companies, along with investment banks, private equity and debt firms and other parties, involved in mining, energy development and production, energy services, infrastructure, property acquisition and development, construction and technology.

Roy has led many significant corporate transactions over the last 35 years and advises numerous domestic and international enterprises with respect to a wide range of legal matters including financings, acquisitions and divestitures, mergers, reorganizations, restructurings and a broad range of other types of commercial transactions.

Roy has considerable experience in providing legal and strategic business advice to senior executives and directors in respect of matters related to corporate governance, director and executive compensation and regulatory compliance.

Roy has significant experience in international M&A and commercial transactions including, most recently, within the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Australia, Turkey and Papua New Guinea.

Bar admissionsAlberta, 1984


  • Acted for the owners of the Gray Monk winery in respect of the sale of the winery and related assets to Andrew Peller Limited
  • Acted for Iberian Minerals Ltd. in its plan of arrangement and spinout of EnviroLeach Technologies Inc. ("ETI") and listing of ETI shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange
  • Acted for High Arctic Energy Services Inc. in its $47 million acquisition of the Production Services division of Tervita Corporation
  • Acted for Marsa Energy Inc. in its $45.5 million amalgamation with Sanction Capital Corp.
  • Acted for Sundance Energy Corporation in its $22 million amalgamation with Ceno Energy Limited
  • Acted for Eaglewood Energy Inc. in its $33 million arrangement with Transform Exploration Pty Ltd.

  • English
  • LL.B., University of Alberta, 1983
  • B.Comm, University of Alberta, 1979


  • Best Lawyers in Canada (Mining), 2015-2024; (Securities), 2020-2022; 2024)
  • The Legal 500 Canada (Energy - Mining), 2016-2018
  • Lexpert Special Edition, Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, 2014-2018
  • Lexpert Special Edition, Mining, 2023
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Mining), 2013-2020, 2022-2023; (Corporate Mid-Market) 2021-2024


  • Director and Corporate Secretary, Paleo Energy, Inc.
  • Director, Return Energy Inc.



+1 403 698 8708
(Work, Calgary)
+1 604 687 9444
(Work, Vancouver)
+1 416 365 3500
(Mobile, Toronto)