Ian Mitchell named leader of Gowling WLG's Mining Group in Canada

26 January 2021

Gowling WLG is pleased to announce the appointment of Toronto partner Ian Mitchell as the head of the firm's Mining Group in Canada.

Distinguished among the top lawyers in his field by Lexpert, Mitchell has extensive experience advising clients in the mining sector — both in Canada and around the world – primarily in connection with capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

"Ian is an accomplished corporate lawyer who has a strong understanding of the complexities of the mining sector," said James Buchan, Gowling WLG Canada's firm managing partner, clients. "He will provide exceptional leadership and guidance to our team as we continue to grow our practice and help our clients pursue strategic opportunities in an industry that is rapidly evolving."

"In what continues to be a challenging time for many industries due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the mining sector has shown great strength and resilience," said Mitchell. "I look forward to collaborating with my colleagues to continue to offer proactive and innovative solutions to our clients to ensure their businesses remain successful and competitive during these unprecedented times."

About Gowling WLG's Mining Group

From exploration to large production projects, Gowling WLG's Mining Group has the in-depth industry experience and the international network to help clients succeed with their mining projects. The firm's multidisciplinary team provides solution-based advice on complex-structured finance transactions, capital raising, M&A, joint ventures, private equity transactions and initial public offerings on the TSX or TSXV. With offices across Canada, the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as significant coverage in Africa and South America, the firm collaborates across countries and service areas to bring clients practical and effective solutions.