Michelle Wilkinson



Michelle has a robust corporate and securities law practice. She has a particular focus on advising clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity financings, mining joint ventures, derivatives documentation and general corporate governance and compliance matters.

Michelle acts for both public and private companies and advised a number of clients in connection with the formation, management and operation of public and private investment funds in Canada.

Michelle works with clients in many industries, including biopharmaceutical, media, entertainment, transportation, mining and cannabis.



  • Acted for FC Capital Management LLC (Frontier Growth) in its growth equity investment in Jane Software Inc.
  • Acted for Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. in its US $173 million prospectus offering and US $52 million private placement offering.
  • Acted for Rainbow S.r.l. in its acquisition of Bardel Entertainment Inc.
  • Qwave Capital LLC, in connection with its $17 million unsolicited take-over bid of IOU Financial Inc.
  • Acted for Teck Resources Limited on a US$525 million streaming transaction with an affiliate of Royal Gold, Inc. linked to gold production from the Carmen de Andacollo mine in Chile.
  • Teck Resources Limited on a US$610 million streaming transaction with an affiliate of Franco Nevada Corporation linked to silver production from the Antamina mine in Peru.
  • Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund in its secondary offering of $16 million in units.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia

Community Involvement

  • Director, Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce
  • Volunteer, BLG’s United Way Campaign
  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2015
  • JD, University of Victoria, 2014
  • BA, Vancouver Island University, 2008