Andrew J Robertson

Andrew J Robertson

Associate

Expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Lawson Lundell LLP
British Columbia, Canada

Profile
Andrew practices corporate and securities law and has experience in a variety of transactions, including share and asset acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, public offerings, and various other corporate proceedings. Andrew works with both public and private companies.

Prior to joining Lawson Lundell, Andrew articled in the Toronto office of an international law firm, and later worked as an associate at a boutique Toronto business law firm.

Bar Admissions

British Columbia (2014)
Ontario (2013)

Education

University of Toronto, (J.D., 2012)
Simon Fraser University (B.A., 2009)
Completed Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst Program (2014)
Areas of Practice

Commercial Law | Corporate Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions | Securities

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Advising OnCore BioPharma on Canadian matters in its announced merger with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals. Under the announced terms of the merger, valued at $US 750 million, OnCore will merge with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tekmira and will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tekmira. Upon completion, OnCore shareholders will hold approximately 50% of the total number of outstanding shares of Tekmira on a fully-diluted, as converted basis.

Professional Associations

Professional Activities
*Canadian Bar Association, Member
*Canadian Bar Association, Securities Law Subsection, Member

Community Activities
*Andrew is the Corporate Secretary & Legal Advisor to S-Drive, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the personal and professional development of young professionals through networking, philanthropy and community engagement.

Blogs

Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Lawson Lundell's Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog follows new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. Our goal is to provide a source of valuable information and insight on a wide variety of matters for our readers.

Privacy & Data Management Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

This blog is authored by members of the Privacy & Data Management Department. We follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. We follow emerging issues, legal developments, and new technology as they impact privacy and data management. We will focus on how...

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...

Articles

The importance of tying executive compensation to performance, The Northern Miner (March 23, 2015), Co-Author

The pros and cons of private equity investment, The Northern Miner (March 2, 2015), Co-author