Erik Goldsilver is a partner in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Erik practices in the Securities and Capital Markets group with specific expertise in the mining, natural resources and energy sectors.
Erik regularly acts for Canadian and international mining companies on acquisitions and dispositions of mines, mining projects and mining companies; project development; and mine operations in Canada and throughout the world. Erik also advises on the structuring and negotiation of option and joint venture agreements, shareholder agreements, royalty arrangements, offtake agreements and streaming agreements.
Erik has extensive experience with all legal aspects of the development, construction and operation of mining projects, including advising on environmental and regulatory compliance matters, permitting issues and mine closure, decommissioning and reclamation issues. He advises mining clients on First Nation/Inuit exploration agreements, impact benefit agreements and other commercial agreements for mine exploration and development and other infrastructure requirements.
Erik also advises clients on energy-related issues, such as power procurement, interconnection and transmission services.