Clients in Canada and around the world trust Bennett Jones to solve their most complex legal matters.

What sets us apart from our competitors is our ability to deliver an outstanding client experience, our deep knowledge of our clients’ businesses and industries, our history of building long client relationships, and our roster of highly skilled lawyers.

We stand by our clients and see things from their perspective—across sectors, industries and borders.

We are Bennett Jones. The firm that businesses trust with their most complex legal matters.

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Mining in Canada

Canada's world leading mining capital markets offer a wealth of opportunity, with their access to global natural resources, finance opportunities for companies at all stages and sophisticated technical know-how. Over 1,400 junior, mid-market and senior mining companies with Canadian and global mineral projects of all kinds are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Of the approximately 9,700 mineral exploration projects held by TSX-listed companies, 50 percent are outside Canada.

Mining Work

Full Service Mining Advice

We are one of the few Canadian law firms with expertise to service all the needs of mining clients, from capital markets and corporate matters to regulatory and environmental issues. Our services include:

  • M&A and capital markets
  • Corporate governance and securities compliance
  • Exploration and development agreements
  • Royalty, streaming and off-take agreements
  • Mine permitting and closure plans
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Resource taxation
  • Environmental compliance
  • Real property acquisitions
  • Labour, health and safety planning and response
  • Mining incident and response assistance

Our Standing Amongst Peers

Ranked
Energy: Mining

Chambers Canada

Ranked
Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Chambers Global

Recommended
Energy - Mining

The Legal 500: Canada

Consistently Recommended
Mining, Toronto

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

The Benefit of Working with Us

Our mining team counsels mining companies of all sizes and stages on the full range of financing activities in equity and debt markets globally. We structure practical financing plans and processes that emphasize your desired business outcomes. We regularly lead or collaborate with multi-jurisdictional financing teams.

In mining project development, we have strong experience in federal and provincial environmental assessment and permitting. We provide sophistication in negotiating construction and project agreements, including a track record in developing positive relationships with aboriginal communities. And, we offer best practices in environmental and safety risk management and enhancing corporate social responsibility and reputation management.

A Proven Partner in Mining

Based upon our knowledge and experience of the global mining industry, we have the ability to serve our clients through the entire life cycle of a mining project or transaction, resulting in significant cost savings and operational efficiencies.
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A great practice—they have very strong and
knowledgeable lawyers and give strong mining advice.

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