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Gowling WLG Toronto partner named head of mining group in Canada

Tuesday, February 02, 2021 @ 3:37 PM | By John Chunn

Gowling WLG announced the appointment of Toronto partner Ian Mitchell as the head of the firm’s mining group in Canada.

According to a press release from Gowlings, Mitchell has extensive experience advising clients in the mining sector — both in Canada and around the world – primarily in connection with capital markets and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

He practises in the areas of corporate finance and securities, with an emphasis on public and large private company transactions and advice.

“Ian is an accomplished corporate lawyer who has a strong understanding of the complexities of the mining sector,” James Buchan, Gowling WLG Canada’s firm managing partner, clients, said in the press release. “He will provide exceptional leadership and guidance to our team as we continue to grow our practice and help our clients pursue strategic opportunities in an industry that is rapidly evolving.”

“In what continues to be a challenging time for many industries due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the mining sector has shown great strength and resilience,” said Mitchell. “I look forward to collaborating with my colleagues to continue to offer proactive and innovative solutions to our clients to ensure their businesses remain successful and competitive during these unprecedented times.”