Patrick has a broad corporate practice with an emphasis in securities, mining and corporate gover..

Patrick J. Sullivan

Associate, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 604.692.2790



Bar Admission

British Columbia, 2016

Ontario, 2016


University of British Columbia, J.D.

Queen’s University, B.A.



Patrick practices corporate and securities law with an emphasis on advising public companies in the mining, technology, distribution and beverage industries. He regularly advises on public and private mergers and acquisitions, shareholder rights plans, corporate finance transactions, reorganizations, issuer bids, compliance with stock exchange rules and continuous disclosure obligations.  Patrick has also advised the underwriters and/or creditors with respect to a wide range of corporate finance transactions. Additionally, he advises on corporate governance matters including proxy contests and other shareholder disputes.

Patrick specializes in mining law and advises a wide range of clients in the mining industry. He has significant experience with joint venture, option, mineral property acquisition, royalty and streaming agreements as well as assisting clients with mineral tenure issues.

  • RBC Capital Markets, LLC

    The syndicate of underwriters in the US$2.50 billion bond offering by the Province of British Columbia

  • Momentum Minerals

    Momentum Minerals Ltd. in its merger with IM Exploration Inc.

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    Maverix Metals Inc. in its royalty portfolio acquisition from Pan American Silver Corp.

  • Domtar

    Domtar in its $3 billion acquisition by Paper Excellence

  • King Street Capital Management

    King Street Capital Management in its private placement in Denarius Silver Corp.

  • RBC Capital Markets, LLC

    The syndicate of underwriters in the US$1.75 billion bond offering by the Province of British Columbia

  • Zenabis Global Inc.

    Zenabis Global Inc. in its completed public offering of units

  • Transition Metals Corp.

    Transition Metals Corp. in its sale of royalty interests to Nova Royalties

  • Zenabis Global Inc.

    Zenabis Global Inc. in its completed public offering of units

  • Evrim Resources Corp.

    Evrim Resources Corp. in its merger with Renaissance Gold Inc.

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    The underwriters in the US$45.54 million cross-border secondary offering of common shares of Maverix Metals Inc. by Pan American Silver Corp.

  • WealthBar

    WealthBar Executives in their equity sale to CI Financial Corp.

  • Rio Tinto Exploration

    Rio Tinto Exploration in its Option and Strategic Alliance Agreements with Calibre Mining Corp.

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    Maverix Metals Inc. in its US$74 million acquisition of the royalty portfolio of Kinross Gold Corporation

  • Lion One Metals Limited

    Lion One Metals Limited in its $11.5 million brokered private placement

  • First Nations Finance Authority

    First Nations Finance in its $163 million bond offering

  • The Special Committee of Canfor Corp.

    The Special Committee of Canfor in Canfor’s arrangement agreement with Great Pacific Capital

  • TD Securities (USA) LLC

    The syndicate of underwriters in the US$1.25 billion bond offering by the Province of British Columbia

  • Tutela Technologies Ltd.

    Tutela Technologies Ltd. in its acquisition by Comlinkdata

  • Clio

    Clio in its record-setting US$250 million Series D equity financing from TCV and JMI

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    Maverix Metals Inc. in its acquisition of an additional 1.5% NSR royalty on TMAC Resources Inc’s Hope Bay Gold Mine and concurrent private placement

  • CIBC World Markets

    CIBC World Markets in Osisko Gold Royalties' $110.7M secondary bought deal offering

  • WealthBar

    WealthBar with respect to CI Financial’s acquisition of a majority stake in WealthBar

  • South32

    South32 in its $2.1 billion acquisition of Arizona Mining

  • Dominion Diamond Corporation

    Lenders and underwriters in the acquisition of Dominion Diamond Corporation by Washington Companies Corp.

    • The dissident nominees in their successful election to the board of a TSX-V listed junior gold mining issuer at its contested AGM.
    • A TSX listed technology issuer in its $18 million financing by way of short form prospectus.
    • A large private company in its offering of US$255 in second priority senior secured notes on an exempt basis.
    • A US hedge fund in its preparation for a dissident proxy campaign to replace certain directors of a TSX listed issuer at its 2016 AGM.
    • Agnico Eagle Mines in several corporate development projects including its investment of $6.19 million in Belo Sun Mining Corp. pursuant to a share purchase agreement.
    • The underwriting syndicate in an international REIT’s offering of $144 million of subscription receipts by way of prospectus supplement on a bought deal basis.
    • A real estate management company in connection in its acquisition by Sun Life Financial for $560 million.
    • A junior mining issuer in its acquisition by Hudbay Minerals in a friendly takeover bid for $555 million as well as assisting in the prior defence of a hostile bid.
  • Find More

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association - Securities Law Subsection Executive (2018/2019)
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation