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About Trisha

Trisha advises publicly listed companies with respect to public offerings, private placements, take-over bids, mergers and acquisitions. She has particular experience advising mining companies on complex financing transactions as well as advising public companies on compliance and reporting requirements.

Trisha provides legal services through Trisha Robertson Law Corporation.

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Recent significant transactions include acting as counsel to:

  • NovaGold Resources Inc. in connection with its sale of a 50% interest in the Galore Creek Partnership to a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation for a staged and contingent aggregate consideration of up to US$275-million

  • Trilogy International Partners on a US$875-million business combination with Alignvest Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC)

  • Resource Capital Fund VI L.P. in connection with a US$325-million construction financing package for Lydian International Limited which included a credit agreement, gold stream, gold offtake and equity placement

  • Pretivm Resources in connection with its US$540-million construction financing package which included a US$150-million callable gold and silver stream agreement

  • Lundin Gold Inc. with respect to a public offering and concurrent private placement, and concurrent TSX and Stockholm listings, all in connection with the acquisition of the Fruta del Norte Project from Kinross Gold Corp.

  • CGA Mining Limited in connection with its acquisition by B2Gold Corp. for $1.1-billion

  • Red Back Mining Inc. in the friendly acquisition of Red Back by Kinross Gold Corp. for US$7.1-billion

  • NovaGold Resources Inc. in connection with its US$360-million multijurisdictional disclosure system public offering

  • NovaGold Resources Inc. in connection with the spin-out of the Ambler project into NovaCopper Inc., a new Toronto Stock Exchange-listed company

  • Canaccord Genuity Corp., lead underwriter in the C$300-million initial public offering of Primero Mining Corp.

  • Raymond James Ltd., lead underwriter in the 2009 C$115-million initial public offering of Magma Energy Corp., as well as the C$40-million follow-on public offering by Magma

Awards & Recognition

Trisha has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2024 (Energy and Natural Resources: Mining)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2024 (Mining (International & Cross-Border))

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2024 (Energy & Natural Resources: Mining)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 (Mining Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory – 2018–2024 (Mining, Corporate Finance & Securities)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada – 2015–2024 (Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Law)

  • Lexpert Special Edition: Mining 2023

Professional Activities

Trisha is a member of The Law Society of British Columbia, the Law Society of Ontario and the Nova Scotia Bar Association. She is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association and has lectured on corporate governance matters for the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia's CLE program.

Trisha has also spoken on securities and M&A matters at a number of third-party conferences.


Admitted to the British Columbia Bar – 2006
Canadian Securities Course (Hon.), Canadian Securities Institute – 2005
Admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar – 2004
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2003
MBA, Dalhousie University – 2002
LLB, Dalhousie University – 2002
BComm, Mount Allison University – 1997
BA, Mount Allison University – 1995

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