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Sarah Martin, Associate

Sarah Martin

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2022 | British Columbia, 2018
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Sarah Martin is an environmental lawyer in Fasken’s Vancouver office. Sarah works with clients on a wide range of mining, energy and infrastructure matters, with an emphasis on commercial transactions, procurement and regulatory issues.

Sarah’s practice includes advising owners regarding procurement processes and related contracts on many types of projects, including large-scale public infrastructure, small and medium-scale private construction, and mines.

Sarah also assists with due diligence and risk assessments for acquisitions and other corporate transactions, as well as environmental assessments, permitting and compliance issues, and agreements with Indigenous communities.


  • Recognized as Ones to Watch in Aboriginal Law/Indigenous Practice in Vancouver, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 to 2023
  • David Roberts Prize in Legal Writing, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia 2015
  • Canadian Bar Association of British Columbia Branch Entrance Award, Canadian Bar Association 2014
University of British Columbia David Roberts Prize in Legal Writing, Peter A. Allard School of Law
2014 Canadian Bar Association Canadian Bar Association of British Columbia Branch Entrance Award

Client Work

  • Sprott Private Resource and Streaming (B) Corp. completes acquisition of Premier Gold and Red Mountain Project Streams, Ongoing since December 2022
  • GCM Mining Corp. and Aris Gold Corporation complete arrangement to create Aris Mining Corporation,
  • Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty (B) Corp. and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan purchases secured note for US$225 million,
  • Elemental Royalties Corp. completes acquisition of Ming Mine Gold Stream,
  • Leagold Mining and Equinox Gold combine in at-market merger,
  • Miniso Group acquires approximately 45 of 80 stores owned and operated by the Migu Group,
  • St Barbara C$802 million acquisition of Atlantic Gold,
  • Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation subscribe for 30% stake in Teck Resources Limited’s Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 project for approximately US$1.2 billion plus contingent payments,
  • Northern Star acquires Pogo gold project in Alaska,

Career & Education


  • JD University of British Columbia
  • BA, International Relations University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association




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