Grant K. Weaver

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Grant K. Weaver

Grant K. Weaver

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Biography

Grant Weaver's practice includes transaction and advisory services in a broad range of industries and a variety of business structures, including securities matters, merger and acquisition transactions, venture capital, private equity, corporate finance, initial public offerings, licensing and governance work. His experience encompasses international projects, particularly involving cross-border transactions with the United States, Canada, Asia and Europe in industries, including mining  (coal, uranium, gold silver, zinc and copper) shipping, gambling regulation, licensing, technology, intellectual property, real estate and succession planning.

He has been a guest lecturer on taxation matters for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the faculties of law at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria speaking on corporate taxation and merger and acquisition transactions. Grant has also been a lecturer for the Professional Legal Training Program of the Law Society of British Columbia.

 


Professional experience

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LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1976
B.A. (Hons.), University of British Columbia, 1969

  • British Columbia 1977

Mr. Weaver has acted in the following matters:

  • In 2015, was lead counsel to a company in the retirement living sector that "went public" through a reverse takeover of a listed public company
  • In 2012/13, advised a large international trademark owner on a rebranding project for a high-profile business in British Columbia
  • In 2011, acted as lead counsel for sellers of Britco Structures Inc. in a $93 million transaction
  • In 2010, acted as special advisor to the board of Seacliff Construction Corp. in connection with the $374 million takeover of Seacliff by Churchill Corporation
  • Acted as general counsel to a group of coal companies and commodity producers in certain of their transportation initiatives
  • Acted for a technology company in a sale to a US-based venture capital firm
  • Acted for a transportation company with operations in many jurisdictions, including Hong Kong and China in connection with its sale to a US-based multinational
  • Acted in a number of private equity offerings and debt financings and provided a broad range of general corporate advice in connection with a public company bringing a coal mine into production
  • Acted in the sale of a private company in the scrap metal business
  • Acted for the owners of a casino in Vancouver with the sale of the casino operations to US purchasers

 

  • 2017 Best Lawyers in Canada: Recognized leading lawyer in the areas of Corporate Law, Mergers + Acquisitions Law and Securities Law
  • 2016 Best Lawyers in Canada: Recognized leading lawyer in the areas of Corporate Law, Mergers + Acquisitions Law and Securities Law
  • LexisNexis - Martindale-Hubbell: AV Peer Review Rated
  • 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Rated Repeatedly Recommended in the area of Corporate Commercial Law

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • International Bar Association
  • Terminal City Club
    • Member, board of directors 
    • Chair, finance and pension committee
  • Marine Drive Golf Club
    • Legal committee
  • Law Society of BC
    • Credentials committee