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Samuel Li *

Partner Fasken
When advising on M&A or financing transactions, our job is to navigate the complex legal issues and assist our clients in making the right strategic decisions during an important and stressful time for their business.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2009
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Law Corporation


Samuel Li is a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, and Information Technology groups in Vancouver, with a focus on securities and M&A in the mining and technology sectors.

Samuel Li is a part of the firm’s Securities and Technologies Practice Group. Samuel advises public and private clients on a variety of securities and corporate transactions, including public and private financings, including Canadian and cross-border public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, takeover bids and reorganizations. He also assists listed companies with the various reporting, continuous disclosure and compliance obligations required by applicable securities regulators and stock exchanges and general corporate matters.

Samuel received his Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto, and graduated with honours in Accounting from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. Samuel is a regular contributor to the firm’s Timely Disclosure blog on the topics of M&A, corporate finance and securities.


  • First Generation Entrance Scholarship, 2005
2005 First Generation Entrance Scholarship

Client Work

  • Eldorado Gold Corporation in connection with its $135 million bought deal financing and $81.5 million strategic investment,
  • Mkango Resources Ltd. announces closing of £3.5 million investment by CoTec Holdings Corp,
  • GCM Mining Corp. and Aris Gold Corporation complete arrangement to create Aris Mining Corporation,
  • Anglo Pacific Group acquires South32 royalty portfolio,
  • Redline Communications Group Inc. completes C$16.2 million sale to Aviat Networks, Inc.,
  • 1325996 B.C. Ltd. completes acquisition of and subsequent going-private transaction with Macro Enterprises Inc.,
  • ICEsoft Technologies Canada Corp. strategic private placement of C$1.5 million,
  • Eldorado Gold acquires shares of Probe Metals Inc.,
  • AnalytixInsight C$9.25 million overnight marketed equity prospectus offering,

Career & Education


  • JD University of Toronto
  • B Comm (Hons), Accounting University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of BC
  • CBA


Fasken Institute



Article 2017 ISS and Glass Lewis Updates
Article Defensive Private Placements Under the New Take-Over Bids Regime Timely Disclosure
Article First Hostile Takeover Bid Launched Under New Canadian Regime

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Part II - Managing Unintended Consequences Business Transitions Forum location location Vancouver, BC


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