Derek Linfield is a Consultant at Fasken’s London office. He has many years of experience in the London market, advising an international clientele on equity financings, exchange listings on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, public M&A and corporate reorganizations. In addition, he regularly advises international banks on Canadian law affecting international financings.
An advisor to both public and private companies, and highly experienced in cross-border transactions, Derek formerly worked with the Ontario Securities Commission (Canada's most influential securities regulator) and with the London office of a leading UK law firm. He also managed the London office of a well known Canadian law firm.
Derek is recognized in Chambers UK for Projects & Energy: Mining (Mainly International) in the top tier and is described as a practitioner with "impeccable judgement, especially when it comes to capital markets and corporate elements." He is also listed in Chambers Global for Capital Markets (UK), Corporate/M&A (Canada) and Corporate/M&A (UK); UK Legal Experts 2010 in the field of Energy and Natural Resources; The Legal 500 in the field of Energy and Natural Resources; The International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers and The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for mining, and is described as "an 'AIM expert' and one of the English research's most highly rated individuals".