G. Eric Doherty  

Partner

Executive Summary

Eric Doherty is a partner in our Securities and Capital Markets Group in our Vancouver office. Eric’s practice focuses on advising companies and underwriters in a wide variety of industries including the mining, energy, technology and real estate sectors. He also has an extensive practice in the formation and financing of structured products and private equity funds. 

Eric advises clients in a variety of sectors with respect to securities and corporate law matters, including corporate finance and venture capital transactions; shareholder and corporate governance matters; mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations; and all aspects of the investment fund industry. Eric has also been involved in public and private offerings for numerous companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, the Toronto Stock Exchange and other foreign stock exchanges.

Representative Work

  • Acted as counsel to both issuers and investment bankers in connection with a variety of offerings, and in particular junior to intermediate issuers in the mining industry, including offerings by:
      • Vista Gold Corp.
      • NovaGold Resources Inc.
      • Endeavour Silver Corp.
      • Great Panther Resources Limited
      • Hathor Exploration Limited
      • Tournigan Energy Ltd.
      • Powertech Uranium Corp.
      • Hillsborough Resources Ltd.
      • Inter-Citic Minerals Inc.
  • Acted in connection with the establishment and operation of a variety of private equity funds.
  • Acted as counsel in the reorganization of a publicly traded coal company and the establishment of project joint venture.
  • Acted as counsel to target in connection with the $500-million acquisition of a public medical imaging device manufacturer.
  • Acted as counsel to a Canadian chartered bank in connection with a $325-million preferred share offering.
  • Acted as counsel in connection with the structuring and public offering of a variety of income funds and REITs.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2017 (and since 2014) editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Investment Funds & Asset Management).
  • ​Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2017 (and since 2014) editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Securities Law).
  • Recognized in the 2015 Lexpert®/Report on Business Special Edition on Global Mining.