​​​​​​​​MINING, AGGREGATES & ENERGY



Andrew is a trusted Manitoba mining lawyer and a trusted Ontario mining lawyer. Andrew works for both intermediate stage producers with operating mines and advance stage exploration companies. He can advise you on every aspect of the natural resource business including: 


  • Confidentiality, exclusivity, rights of entry, letters of intent
  • Structuring royalty provisions
  • Drafting option agreements, farm-ins, earn-ins and leases
  • JV and shareholder agreements
  • Pooling and unitization
  • Streaming and off-take agreements
  • Engineering, construction, operating, milling, smelter, refining and sale agreements
  • Transportation agreements
  • Resolving resource tenure & land use issues
  • ​Pits and Quarries
  • First Nations agreements
  • Share and asset purchases
  • Transfers of resource interests
  • Debt and equity financing, including flow-through share transactions
  • Personnel, supplier and aviation agreements for resource camps
  • Power purchase agreements
  • Secured transactions in connection with resource assets
  • Resource title, securities compliance and other opinion work
  • ​Environmental assessments, site plans, permitting, closure and reclamation


Andrew holds a Certificate in Mining Law from Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development. He is an active member of:

  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Canadian American Bar Association
  • ​Manitoba Prospectors and Developers Associations​                           

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