Michael Melanson specializes in corporate and securities law, practising extensively in the capital markets area, with an emphasis on public and private offerings of securities, takeover bids and mergers and acquisitions. He acts for clients in a wide range of industries, particularly in the mining industry. One area of focus of Michael's practice is representing clients in China, Hong Kong and other international markets.
"Michael Melanson is valued for his experience in corporate and commercial matters, including securities, capital markets and M&A. He acts for a number of international mining companies."
Michael's recent recognitions include:
- Chambers Global: The Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2017 - Leading lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
- Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2017 - Leading lawyer in the area of Mining
- Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers, 2017 – Leading corporate lawyer in Canada
- The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2017 - Most frequently recommended in the area of Mining
Michael is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.