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Brock Gibson

Brock W. Gibson, Q.C.
Brock W. Gibson, Q.C. Chair | Calgary, Toronto
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Brock has advised on many of Canada’s most significant mergers and acquisitions, public capital markets, and commercial transactions.

Awards & Recognition

Brock was named one of "Alberta's 50 Most Influential People" in the July 2013 issue of Alberta Venture magazine. He is also recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Canada in the following publications:

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2019-2020 (Leading Lawyer – Corporate and M&A)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms - 2020 Edition (M&A and Capital Markets)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business - 2019-2020 (Corporate/M&A)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2019-2020 (Corporate Governance; Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Mining Law; Natural Resources Law; Securities Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities; Energy (Oil & Gas); Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity)

  • The 2019 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Commercial Law)

  • Who's Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2019

  • The 2017 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Finance & Securities; Energy (Oil & Gas); Mergers & Acquisitions)

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2017 (Capital Markets - Most Highly Regarded Individual; Corporate Governance; Energy; M&A)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms - 2015 Edition (Capital Markets)

Professional Activities

Brock has been a frequent speaker and has chaired several national and international conferences on corporate and securities law topics, including mergers and acquisitions (national and cross-border) and corporate governance.

Brock has served as corporate secretary and director on numerous boards. He is currently a member of the advisory boards of the Canadian General Counsel Awards and 30% Club Canada.

Media Activities
  • Quoted: Blakes' brand pulls ahead of Canadian law firm pack, Acritas says
    Interviewed by Julius Melnitzer, Legal Post, National Post, April 4, 2017.
Education
Appointed Queen's Counsel - 2010
Admitted to the Alberta Bar - 1983
LL.B., University of Saskatchewan - 1982
College of Commerce, University of Saskatchewan - 1979
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