Erik practises corporate and securities law with an emphasis on mining and natural resources. He acts for Canadian and international mining companies on:
- acquisitions and dispositions of mines, mining projects and mining companies
- project development
- mine operations in Canada and throughout the world
Erik advises on the structuring and negotiation of option and joint venture agreements, shareholder agreements, royalty arrangements, streaming transactions and off-take agreements. He has extensive experience with all legal aspects of the development, construction and operation of mining projects including advising on Aboriginal issues and claims, environmental and regulatory compliance matters, permitting issues and mine closure, decommissioning and reclamation issues. Erik also advises mining clients on energy-related issues such as power procurement, interconnection and transmission services.