Xiaodi Jin


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Xiaodi’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, corporate structuring and corporate governance. He acts for:

  • vendors and purchasers in public and private M&A transactions
  • issuers and dealers in public and private debt and equity corporate finance transactions

He works with public companies to ensure compliance with securities laws and continuous disclosure obligations. He also serves as corporate secretary to several private companies.


Xiaodi provides legal services through a Law Corporation.


  • A private oil and gas producer in Alberta in its non-core asset disposition process and sales.
  • A private oil and gas producer in British Columbia in its acquisition of Horn River basin infrastructure assets from a large US oil and gas services company. 
  • The Government of Canada in its acquisition of the Trans Mountain Pipeline and expansion from Kinder Morgan.
  • Bonterra Energy in its $52 million royalty disposition to Freehold Royalties.
  • Preferred Proppants in its US$80 million disposition of its Canadian and Blair based proppant sands business to Source Energy Services.
  • Tangle Creek Energy in its acquisition of certain of the assets of RMP Energy.
  • West Lake Energy in its acquisition of the asset of Twin Butte Energy.
  • International Paper in its acquisition of the cellulose fibers business of Weyerhaeuser.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2021) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Corporate Mid-Market) and since 2023 (Energy (Oil & Gas)) and in the 2023 edition (Corporate Commercial Law)
  • Recognized in the 2023 edition (and since 2021) of Lexpert Special Edition: Energy

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2012
  • BA, University of Toronto, 2007
  • JD, University of British Columbia, 2011