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Danny Urquhart

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Danny has acted in the following matters:

Commercial and Securities Disputes

  • Counsel for a Canadian cannabis company in a claim arising from share lock-up periods in a private placement transaction

  • Counsel for Lundin Gold and Lundin Mining, successfully defending a US$12-million claim for an alleged finder's fee and unjust enrichment in connection with Lundin Gold's US$240-million purchase of a gold mining project in Ecuador. Following a 3-week trial involving multiple witnesses from around the world, the court entirely dismissed the plaintiff’s claims

  • Counsel for a European telecommunications company in a billion-dollar breach of contract and breach of confidence claim following an unsuccessful transaction

  • Counsel for a U.S. aggregate company in respect of a set aside application brought by the Government of Canada regarding a NAFTA investor-loss arbitral award

Regulatory Disputes

  • Counsel for licensees, complainants and stakeholders in proceedings before environmental, health, financial, insurance, real estate, professional and agricultural regulators

  • Counsel for a Canadian financial regulator in appeal, judicial review and related civil proceedings

  • Counsel for Canadian financial institutions, investment dealers, and brokers in regulatory proceedings and related civil actions

Class Action Disputes

  • Counsel for a global asset management company in a class action relating to management activity in the mutual fund industry

  • Counsel for a Canadian engineering company in a billion-dollar secondary market securities class action involving allegations of bribery

  • Counsel for a Canadian grocer in class actions alleging a price-fixing conspiracy and a related investigation by the Competition Bureau

  • Counsel for pharmaceutical companies in product liability and securities class actions in respect to medical devices and products

Admitted to the British Columbia Bar – 2019
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2016
JD, University of Toronto – 2015
BA (Philosophy), University of British Columbia – 2012
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