James Cantwell

Avocat

Vancouver

Experience

  • Acted for a syndicate of underwriters in SilverCrest Metals Inc.'s short form prospectus offering of common shares for gross proceeds $92 million, 2019.
  • Acted for Rubicon Organics Inc. in a short form prospectus offering of units for gross proceeds of $8.5 million, 2019.
  • Acted for a syndicate of underwriters in SilverCrest Metals Inc.'s short form prospectus offering of common shares for gross proceeds $25.3 million, 2019.
  • Acted for Guyana Goldfields Inc. in connection with its successful defence of a proxy contest launched by its former Executive Chairman, 2019.
  • Acted for Pan American Silver Corp. in its $1.1 billion acquisition of Tahoe Resources Inc., 2019.
  • Acted for a syndicate of underwriters in Troilus Gold Corp.'s short form prospectus offering of common shares for gross proceeds $7 million, 2019.
  • Acted for FireFox Gold Corp. in its initial public offering of units and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange, 2018.
  • Acted for Rubicon Organics Inc. in its initial public listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange, 2018.
  • Acted for Rubicon Organics Inc. in its brokered private placement of special warrants and concurrent non-brokered private placement of units for gross proceeds of $13 million, 2018.
  • Acted for Sunniva Inc. in a short form prospectus offering of units for gross proceeds of $28 million, 2018.
  • Acted for a syndicate of underwriters in a brokered private placement of units of SilverCrest Metals Inc. for gross proceeds of $10 million, 2017.
  • Acted for a syndicate of underwriters in a brokered private placement of units of US Cobalt Inc. for gross proceeds of $6 million, 2017.
  • Acted for Carmanah Technologies Corporation in its $30 million substantial issuer bid, 2017.
  • Acted for Boston Pizza in its substantial reorganization, 2017.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia

Bar Admission & Education

  • Colombie-Britannique, 2018
  • JD, Université de l'Alberta, 2017
  • B.Comm, Université de la Colombie-Britannique, 2010

James acts for clients on a variety of matters related to securities and capital markets. He has a particular focus in initial public offerings, public and private equity financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate governance and compliance matters, advising both public and private companies.

Additionally, James’ expertise extends to initial stock exchange listings and general corporate matters involving both public and private companies. James works for clients in a number of industries, including mining, blockchain, pharmaceutical and cannabis.