Dean Kraus Partner


  • Harvard University (LL.M. 1997)
  • University of Toronto (LL.B., silver medalist, 1994)
  • University of Alberta (B.Comm. with distinction, 1991)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1996
Representative Work
  • Lundin Mining Corporation in its acquisition of a 100% ownership stake in Mineração Maracá Indústria e Comércio S/A, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Yamana Gold Inc, which owns the Chapada copper-gold mine located in Brazil, for cash consideration of US$800M.
  • Pluspetrol Resources Company B.V. in connection with its C$110M acquisition of LSC Lithium Corporation by way of plan of arrangement.
  • MDC Partners Inc., as Canadian counsel, in connection with a US$100M investment by The Stagwell Group.
  • Chambers Canada 2020 as a leading lawyer in Tax.
  • Chambers Global 2020 as a leading lawyer in Tax.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Tax.
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