Peter J. O'Callaghan
Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-3345

Peter's practice encompasses all types of M&A and corporate finance transactions, including public and private equity financings, take-over and issuer bids, independent counsel to investment dealers and boards of directors, and all regulatory and stock exchange compliance work. He also has extensive experience in share and asset acquisitions and divestitures, shareholders' and joint venture agreements.

Peter's clients are primarily in the mining sector. He has acted for issuers and underwriters in respect of many mining transactions in Canada, the United States, South America, Africa, China and Australia.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Peter is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer, including in the most recent editions of the following publications:

  • Chambers Canada 2018 (Corporate Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017-2018 (Corporate Governance Practice; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Mining Law; Natural Resources Law; Securities Law); also named the Best Lawyers' 2017 Vancouver Securities Law "Lawyer of the Year"

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms - 2017-2018 Editions (Mergers & Acquisitions)

  • Who's Who Legal Canada 2017 (Mergers & Acquisitions)

  • The 2017 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Finance & Securities; Mergers & Acquisitions; Mining

  • Who's Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2017

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 (Corporate Finance & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions and Mining)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 (Energy & Natural Resources: Mining)

  • The 2017 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Finance & Securities)

  • Who's Who Legal: Mining 2017

  • Chambers Canada: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 (Energy & Natural Resources: Mining)

  • Chambers Global 2016: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 (Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: Canada; Projects: Mining: Leading Canadian Firms: Latin America-wide)

  • The 2016 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Finance & Securities; Mergers & Acquisitions; Mining)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2016 (Recommended - Energy: Mining)

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2016 (Mining)

  • Lexpert Special Edition on Leading Lawyers in Energy in Report on Business Magazine, November 2016

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 (Corporate Finance & Securities; Mergers & Acquisitions; Mining)

  • Lexpert Special Edition on Leading Corporate Lawyers in Report on Business Magazine, June 2016

  • Chambers Latin America 2015 (Projects: Mining: Leading Canadian Firms - Latin America-wide)