Johanna Fipke is a corporate/commercial Partner in Vancouver and a member of the Firm’s Global Mining Group. She regularly advises major, intermediate and junior mining companies. Clients appreciate Johanna’s sensible solutions to the challenges that arise at all stages of the mining cycle and throughout complex transactions.
Johanna counsels clients on corporate and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, mineral and land tenure, mining due diligence, project permitting and development, and project financing. Clients value Johanna’s diplomatic and flexible approach in negotiating and closing complex mining transactions making her a stand-out in the mining industry.
Some clients Johanna has advised include Liberty Metals and Mining Holdings, Orion Mine Finance, Agnico Eagle Mines, and AuRico Gold.
Expertise in mining law
Johanna works with many high-profile clients from exploration, to development, to operation and through closure and reclamation. She has experience a variety of industry transactions and mining law matters, including:
Clients admire Johanna’s ability to see the big picture, analyze the critical facets of a transaction, and resolve the issues before proceeding. Johanna filters complex information for clients and offers solutions that protect their business assets. Her many long term relationships in the mining industry contribute to her completing successful deals for clients.
Johanna is called to the Bar in Nunavut, Northwest Territories and British Columbia. She is also a founder of Women in Mining BC where she is currently a director.