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Lawson Lundell LLP

Amaan Gangji

Amaan Gangji

Partner

Expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy & Freedom of Information

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Activity

Lawson Lundell LLP
British Columbia, Canada

Profile
Amaan is an associate in Lawson Lundell's Business Law Group. His practice focuses on private company transactions and includes asset and share acquisitions and dispositions, corporate reorganizations, commercial lending and financing and general corporate and commercial law such as business entity formations, amalgamations and the drafting of various commercial agreements and contracts.

Prior to joining Lawson Lundell, Amaan started his legal career as a student and associate in the Toronto office of one of Canada's leading national firms where he developed a transaction-oriented practice with an initial focus on syndicated lending, asset based lending and P3 projects; while also gaining valuable experience in a wider variety of practice areas including financial services, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructuring and securities.

Bar Admissions

British Columbia (2011)
Ontario (2010)

Education

Queen's University School of Law (J.D., 2009)
Simon Fraser University (B.A., 2006)
Areas of Practice

Commercial Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Privacy & Freedom of Information

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Assisted and coordinated the completion of:

Debt financing transactions ranging in size from $5 million to $600 million;

P3 transactions from bid submission to financial close in transactions in excess of $500 million; and

M&A transactions ranging in size from $4 million to $100 million.

Recent experience includes:

Assisted in advising the British Columbia Ministry of transportation and infrastructure in connection with the closing of an advanced light rail transit project valued at $1.4 billion.

Reviewed and drafted limited partnership agreement, trust declarations, offering memoranda and other ancillary documents in the formation of real estate investment trusts.

Reviewed and drafted various commercial agreements including shareholders agreements, stock option agreements, leases and confidentiality agreements


Professional Associations

*Canadian Bar Association, Member
*Law Society of British Columbia, Member
Recognition and Ranking
*Dean's Bronze Scholar, Queen's School of Law (2009)
*Queen's Business Law Clinic Founding Member, Queen's School of Law (2008)
*Samworth Advocacy Scholarship, Queen's School of Law (2008)
*Professional Excellence Award, Queen's School of Law (2008)
*First Place Applicant Team Argument, Niagara International Moot Court Competition (2008)

Community Activities
*Hoop-Law Society, Executive Committee Member
*Vancouver Chapter of The Young Entrepreneurs (TYE), Volunteer

Articles

Amaan Gangji's article on the venture capital industry being strong as ever published on TechVibes (May 22, 2015)

Amaan Gangi's article on CASL provisions impacting the installation of computer programs published on Techvibes (January 15, 2015)

New Anti-Spam Legislation Impacting the Installation of Computer Programs Now in Force (January 15, 2015), Amaan Gangji

"Advising BC Businesses", Chapter 6 - Due Diligence, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (2012), Author

"Desire Lacking Reality: Examining the Role of Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Protection within the Corporate Legal Structure", Hong Kong Journal of Legal Studies (2009), Author


Blogs

Lawson Lundell Project Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

The Lawson Lundell Project Law Blog focuses on updating proponents on new and interesting issues emerging in the law and policy that applies to the development of major projects in Canada. The focus of the blog is on matters relating to environmental assessment and compliance, regulatory matters...

The Business Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

This blog is authored by members of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. We intend to follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. The wide range of experience among the members of our litigation group will provide a diverse and insightful...

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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