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Andrew is a corporate and securities lawyer that has extensive experience advising on negotiated transactions in the mining space. He regularly supports corporate development and operational teams in the acquisition and advancement of mining projects.

Andrew frequently negotiates royalty and stream agreements, acquisition agreements, joint venture agreements, option agreements, drilling agreements and various types of supply agreements on behalf of his mining clients.

Prior to joining McMillan, Andrew was in-house legal counsel at one of the world’s leading gold mining companies.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a senior gold producer as in-house counsel in the sale of various mining assets in Central and South America
  • Represented a senior gold producer in a series of toehold investments in junior issuers

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association

Education & Admissions

Called to the British Columbia bar
JDQueen's University
B. CommDalhousie University


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Clear as Mud: The Legal Implications of Land Use Planning in Yukon

A January 31, 2023 decision of the Yukon Supreme Court has raised serious questions about how permitting decisions will be affected.

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Feb 13, 2023
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Canadian Securities Administrators Comment on Disclosure Related to Mineral Projects and Technical Reports

On November 3, 2022, the Canadian Securities Administrators published Staff Notice 51-364 Continuous Disclosure Review Program Activities for 2022 and 2021.

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Jan 24, 2023

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Jiangxi Copper (Hong Kong) Investment Company Ltd. acquires common shares in SolGold plc

On November 23, 2022, Jiangxi Copper (Hong Kong) Investment Company Limited (“Jiangxi Copper”) acquired 155,000,000 common shares in SolGold plc (LSE & TSX: SOLG) (“SolGold”) at a price of US$0.20 per share for a total investment of US$31 million. On closing of the acquisition, Jiangxi Copper owned 6.3% ‎of the issued ordinary share capital of SolGold.

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Nov 23, 2022