Amanda Linett

Amanda Linett Partner

Amanda Linett

Education

  • University of Western Ontario (LL.B. 2001)
  • McGill University (B.A. 1998)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2002
Representative Work
  • Randgold Resources Limited, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition by Barrick Gold Corp. in a US$18.3B all share deal.
  • Orion Mine Finance in its C$537M acquisition of Dalradian Resources Inc.
  • Lowe's Companies in its C$3.2B friendly acquisition of Rona Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Québec).
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Accolades
  • International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2019 as a Notable Practitioner in Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Finance & Securities, Corporate Mid-Market, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Mining.
  • The Legal 500 Canada 2019 as a recommended lawyer in Energy: Mining.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “M&A Update”, Stikeman Elliott CLE Seminar, March 2017.
  • Law Society of Upper Canada’s Securities Law Update Conference, November 2010-2016, (co-chair).
  • Discussion on proposed changes to Canadian poison pill rules, Business News Network (BNN) Interview, November 2015.
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