Recent News

Recent News

DuMoulin Black is delighted to announce the appointment of two new partners, Garrett Lee and Gavin Mah

January 1, 2021

Vancouver, BC – DuMoulin Black is delighted to announce the appointment of two new partners, Garrett Lee and Gavin Mah, effective January 1, 2021. Garrett and Gavin have shown tremendous growth since they started as associates at DuMoulin Black LLP. They have both shown exceptional work through their practice of expertise in Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisition Law, and Securities Law. We are pleased to recognize their hard work and dedication and we look forward to their ever-promising bright and innovative future at DuMoulin Black.

Updated: COVID-19 Safety Plan

November 16, 2020

The health and safety of our team and our clients are our top priorities. In accordance with WorkSafeBC and BC’s Provincial Health officials, we have made small adjustments to our devised Covid-19 Plan. The attached Safety Plan is to ensure the safety of our team and clients while working in our office.

COVID-19 Safety and Re-opening Plan

DuMoulin Black Recognized by Canadian Lawyer as Top 10 Corporate Boutique

October 14, 2020

Canadian Lawyer Magazine conducted a nationwide survey of the legal community to identify Canada’s top corporate law boutiques.

We are incredibly excited to announce that our team has been recognized as a Top 10 Canadian Corporate Law Boutique in 2020/2021. We were previously recognized by Canadian Lawyer in 2018/2019.

Thank you to our clients and to the Canadian legal community for supporting us!

Top 10 Corporate Boutique
Top 10 Corporate Boutique

Orefinders Resources Inc.

September 30, 2020

Orefinders Resources Inc. in its brokered and non-brokered private placements of units and flow-through units for total gross proceeds of $5.5 million

DuMoulin Black welcomes Nick Karakochuk

September 8, 2020

DuMoulin Black LLP welcomed associate Nick Karakochuk to the team in September 2020. Nick is a big win for our team, practicing in the areas of corporate and securities law. Prior to joining us, Nick practiced in the corporate and securities group at an international firm. Nick was called to the bar in 2018.

7 DB Lawyers Recognized in 2021 Best Lawyers in Canada

August 27, 2020

We are incredibly proud to have more than 40% of our lawyers included as 2021 Best Lawyers in Canada© in the following practice areas:

M. Joanna Cameron (Recognized since 2013)

  • Corporate Law
  • Mining Law
  • Securities Law

Justin Kates (Recognized in 2021)

  • Corporate Law

J. Douglas Seppala (Recognized since 2019)

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Jason Sutherland (Recognized since 2017)

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Law

David Gunasekera (Recognized since 2013)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Law

Ryan Osing (Recognized since 2018)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Law

Paul Visosky (Recognized since 2018)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Venture Capital Law

COVID-19 Safety Plan

June 19, 2020

The health and safety of our team and our clients are our top priorities. In accordance with WorkSafeBC and BC’s Provincial Health officials, we have devised the attached Safety Plan to ensure the safe return of our team to the office.

COVID-19 Safety and Re-opening Plan

Jason Sutherland Recognized in Lexpert® Special Edition: Mining 2020

March 2, 2020

Mining is a global business and Canada is at its financial hub. The Lexpert® Special Edition: Mining 2020 features articles on current trends and events in the industry, including interviews and profiles of Lexpert-ranked lawyers who provide services to the mining sector.

We’re proud to announce that Jason Sutherland was recognized by Lexpert® Magazine as a ranked lawyer in mining in 2020.

Jason is a partner of DuMoulin Black, practicing primarily in the areas of securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law and proxy contests. Jason advises on a wide variety of matters and transactions for clients who are successful in a range of industries, including mining, oil and gas, technology, biotechnology and food and beverage.

This publication has extensive reach. Lexpert® partnered with the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (“PDAC”) with over 18,000 print copies and 30,000 digital copies of its Special Edition on Mining distributed at this year’s PDAC Convention. Additionally, this Special Edition on Mining will be inserted as a stand-alone publication in the March 2, 2020 edition of the Globe and Mail to a select subscriber base. Along with Lexpert® Magazine and Canadian Lawyer InHouse subscribers it will receive additional digital impact from nearly 50,000 other subscribers.

Congratulations to Jason and to all of this year’s ranked lawyers in mining!

To read more about Jason, please click here or get in touch.

DuMoulin Black Recognized as Top 10 Corporate Boutique

November 28, 2019

Canadian Lawyer Magazine conducted a nationwide survey of the legal community to identify Canada’s Top 10 Corporate Boutiques.

We are incredibly excited to announce that our team has been recognized in In House Magazine’s Top 10 and featured in the November/December edition of In House Counsel Magazine. We were previously recognized as a Top 10 Canadian Corporate Law Boutique by Canadian Lawyer in 2018/2019.

Thank you to our clients and to the Canadian legal community for supporting us!

Justin Kates recognized as 2019 Lexpert Canada Rising Star – Leading Lawyer Under 40

November 8, 2019

We are incredibly proud to announce that partner Justin Kates has been recognized by Lexpert® as a 2019 Rising Star – Leading Lawyer Under 40.

Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 Awards celebrate the achievements of Canada’s young leading lawyers. Lawyers in academia, government, law firms, in-house counsel, not-for-profits, and other legal settings, are nominated each year. Winners of these highly competitive awards are selected by a distinguished advisory board with emphasis on the contributions that nominees make at their place of work as well as to the profession and surrounding community.

Justin practices primarily in the areas of securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and commercial law. He was recognized specifically for groundbreaking work helping clients in emerging industries, including a cryptocurrency mining company file a prospectus in Canada and become listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and leading several financings and M&A transactions in consumables.

Congratulations to Justin and to all of this year’s Rising Star award recipients!

To read more, please visit Lexpert® or get in touch.

Justin Kates 2019 Lexpert Rising Star

Justin Kates 2019 Lexpert Rising Star