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Michael Boehm Ottawa Lawyer

Michael Boehm *

Partner Fasken
Investment in critical minerals continues to expand globally
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2003 | Alberta, 2000
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Ottawa
*practising through a professional corporation


With involvement in tens of billions of dollars’ worth of negotiated and unsolicited merger and acquisition transactions, as well as billions of dollars’ worth of financings, Chambers Global-ranked Michael assists clients in various industries with a particular focus on mining and natural resources.

Michael has worked on some of the world's most significant critical minerals projects and has represented the world's largest battery maker on several transactions. Michael spends most of his time focused on impactful client investments in the green energy transition space - from battery materials to renewable energy projects.

Michael is a truly international M&A and corporate finance lawyer, regularly traveling and working with clients on transactions spanning nearly every continent each year. Michael also presents and attends conferences across the globe every year.

*denotes Professional Corporation


Client Work

  • Steppe Gold Ltd. completes acquisition of growth-oriented mining company, Anacortes Mining Corp.,
  • Zhaojin International Mining Co. Ltd. participates in B2Gold Corp.’s C$1.1 billion acquisition of Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.,
  • Liatam Mining announces strategic investment in Novo Resources Corp.,
  • Vatukoula Gold Mines Pte. Ltd. closes first tranche of its previously announced US$30 million gold stream and royalty agreement transaction with Sandstorm Gold Ltd.,
  • Steppe Gold announces US$65 million in project finance and working capital debt facility to fast track phase 2 construction,
  • North American Lithium Inc. successfully completes restructuring under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act,
  • Zijin Mining signs share purchase agreement with Freeport-McMoran to acquire remaining interest in the lower zone of the Timok copper and gold mine in Serbia for up to US$390 million,
  • Amani Gold Enters into JV for Gada Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo,
  • Zijin Mining Group entered into a private share purchase and sale agreement with CITIC Metal Africa Investments Limited and Mr. Robert Friedland to purchase Ivanhoe Mines shares,

Career & Education


  • LLB University of Western Ontario
  • BA University of Manitoba

Community involvement

  • Past Director, Ottawa Chapter Hong Kong Canada Business Association (2009-2012)
  • Past Chair, Ottawa Chamber of Commerce’s Business Achievement Awards Judging Committee (2007-2010)
  • Past Chair, Ottawa Volunteers Committee of Ducks Unlimited Canada (2006-2008)
  • Secretary, Ottawa Chapter of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (2004-2008)
  • Volunteer Legal Counsel to several Ottawa-area federal political riding associations (2004–2006)
  • Foster Parent, Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa, (2003-2007)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Alberta Bar Association
  • Member, County of Carleton Law Association

*denotes Professional Corporation

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