Laurence Farmer

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 2919
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 2919
Laurence Farmer

Laurence Farmer


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Laurence Farmer is a corporate lawyer based in London. He has experience in mining, commodities and infrastructure transactions, and has acted for purchasers, sellers and financial institutions in various M&A, securities and banking matters. He practised in our Montreal office before moving to London.

Professional experience

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  • McGill University - Integrated B.C.L./LL.B., Law (2012)
  • McGill University - Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (Hons)(2008)
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University - Certificate in Mining Law (2016)
  • Quebec Bar - Year of Call 2013

  • Quebec 2013
  • Randgold Resources plc in its US$18.3 billion all-share merger with Barrick Gold Corporation to create the world's largest gold miner.
  • Anadalou Efes in its US$ 2.4 billion 50:50 joint venture with AB InBev and the merger of the companies' existing Russian and Ukrainian businesses
  • Canadian Tire on its C$985 million acquisition of Helly Hansen from Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.
  • Rambler Metals and Mining plc in its senior secured convertible loan note financing with CEIII.
  • State General Reserve Fund of Oman in its conditional strategic investment and offtake transaction with Bacanora Lithium.
  • La Mancha Holdings, in various files, including in its acquisition of a 30% stake in Endeavour Mining Corporation.
  • Advised a number of African mining companies in connection with potential strategic investment / IPO opportunities.
  • Ivanhoé Cambridge including in its London-based real estate joint ventures with Greystar and in its C$1.5 billion sale of a portfolio of shopping centres and office buildings to Cominar.

"Offtake Agreements and Financing Mine Projects", Canadian Mining Journal, June 2014.

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