Jean-Philippe Buteau

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Jean-Philippe Buteau

Jean-Philippe Buteau



Jean-Philippe Buteau’s areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions and financing. He primarily assists public companies and investment dealers and is experienced in all types of corporate finance, mergers, acquisition and divestitures.

Mr. Buteau represents clients in a variety of industries with a focus on mining, resources and energy. He has advised clients in a number of cross-border transactions, including the creation of joint ventures and the acquisition and sale of mining properties in various countries. Mr. Buteau’s project experience includes precious and base metals as well as diamonds, uranium, rare earth and industrial minerals.

Mr. Buteau has also participated in a number of commercial transactions, including initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, qualifying transactions of capital pool companies, acquisition of local and foreign companies, and public and private financings for which he has acted as counsel to both dealers and issuers.

Before joining us in 2013, Mr. Buteau was a partner practising at the Quebec City office of another major Canadian law firm.

Professional experience

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Certificate in Mining Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2012
LL.B., Université Laval, 2002

  • Quebec 2004
  • Who's Who Legal: Canada - Mining 2020
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Mining law, 2019-2021
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2020: recommended in Mining 
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
  • Association Pipeline Longitude 75°
  • Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum