Deepak Gill Partner


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2006 - British Columbia


Primary office:  Vancouver



Deepak Gill

Deepak Gill is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Vancouver office who has extensive experience advising public and private companies on corporate and securities law issues. 

A trusted advisor, Deepak assists clients with all legal aspects of their business, including corporate governance, strategic corporate development, complex agreements, capital market regulatory compliance, continuous disclosure obligations, initial public offerings and stock exchange listings. His transactional experience includes domestic and international public and private company financings, joint venture arrangements, takeover bids, statutory plans of arrangement, asset purchases and sales and corporate reorganizations.

Deepak has worked with clients in a broad range of industries, including mining, ‎renewable energy, power, technology, transportation, media, retail, telecom, hospitality ‎and financial services. In addition, he often advises foreign enterprises with respect to entry-to-‎Canada matters.‎ Deepak has also acted for senior levels of government and Crown corporations with respect to procurement matters and on the design and implementation of corporate resource management solutions.

Deepak is recognized by Who’s Who Legal Canada (Mining) 2023, The Best Lawyers in Canada (Natural Resources Law) 2023, Lexpert Special Edition: Mining 2023, and in the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended Lawyer in the area of Mining. In 2015, Deepak was the sole Canadian practitioner recognized as being among the top 40 under 40 legal advisors by The M&A Advisor’s 6th Annual “40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders Awards.” He has also been recognized by Latinvex as a Key Practitioner.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2024

    • Rankings & Awards
       2024
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
  • 2023

    • Rankings & Awards
       2023
      Lexpert Special Edition (Mining)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2023
      Best Lawyers in Canada
    • Rankings & Awards
       2023
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
    • Rankings & Awards
       2023
      Who's Who Legal Canada (Mining)
  • 2022

    • Rankings & Awards
       2022
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
  • 2006

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2006
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2004

    • Education
       2004
      University of British Columbia, LLB
    • Rankings & Awards
       
      The M&A Advisor, Emerging Leader: 40 Under 40
    • Education
       
      University of British Columbia, BA (Hons.)

Memberships

  • Arbitration Advisory Group of the Attorney General of British Columbia
  • Institute of Corporate Directors
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law

Representative Work

  • Acted for a syndicate of agents, led by BMO Capital Markets Corp., in respect of the establishment of a US$50 million At-the-Market equity program.
  • Acted for a syndicate of underwriters, led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., in respect of a US$22,863,640 bought deal financing of Uranium Royalty Corp.
  • Acted for Jourdan Resources Inc. (TSX: JOR; OTCQB: JORFF; FWB and XSTU: 2JR1) in connection with an equity financing and earn-in transaction with Sayona Mining Limited (ASX: SYA; OTCQB: SYAXF), pursuant to which Sayona acquired a 9.9% equity stake in Jourdan, and Sayona’s subsidiary, North American Lithium Inc., entered into an earn-in arrangement with Jourdan to earn up to a 51%  interest in Jourdan’s Vallée lithium project in Quebec by meeting certain spending commitments
  • Antofagasta PLC in its US$1.005 billion cash acquisition of a 50% interest in the Zaldivar Copper Mine ‎from Barrick Gold Corporation and its $96 million plan of arrangement with Duluth Metals Limited and for ‎Antofagasta Minerals S.A. on numerous option and joint venture earn-in and strategic alliance ‎transactions
  • NIBE Industrier AB (publ) in its $378 million acquisition of Waterfurnace Renewable Energy, Inc.‎
  • A geothermal energy company in connection with the acquisition of significant portions of an Icelandic ‎geothermal company and with a $575 million merger with a run-of-river and wind projects company
  • A leading Canadian gold producer in connection with a $2.5 billion acquisition by way of plan of ‎arrangement
  • Several early to advanced stage technology, agricultural and pharmaceutical companies in connection ‎with various aspects of their corporate development, including formation, implementation of governance ‎structures, shareholder arrangements and raising capital
  • AmmPower in $3 million private placement with institutional investor
  • The Agents in Eat Well’s $4.83 million brokered private placement
  • The Agents in Nevada Lithium’s $5.51 million brokered private placement
  • The Agents in GoldMining’s US$50 million at-the-market equity program
  • Brains Bioceutical in US$10 million capital raise led by DSM Venturing
  • The Agents in Uranium Royalty’s US$40 million at-the-market equity program
  • Aquarius AI in listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange and acquisition of Podkast Entertainment
  • Brains Bioceutical in US$31.9 million capital raise led by DSM Venturing and exclusive Global ‎Partnership with Royal DSM
  • BMO in Uranium Royalty’s $25 million bought deal offering
  • Alpha Esports in the commencement of trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange
  • United Lithium in acquisition of the Bergby Lithium Project in Sweden
  • United Lithium in $9.2 million private placement offering of special warrants
  • HAVN Life Sciences Inc. in $11.5 million bought deal financing
  • HAVN Life Sciences Inc. in commencement of trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange
  • IMC International Mining Corp. in brokered private placement
  • IMC International Mining Corp. in commencement of trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange