Ainslie Hurd is an associate in our Business Law Group in Vancouver. She maintains a general corporate and commercial practice, including mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate finance and corporate governance. Ainslie represents clients in a variety of industries, including mining, technology, consumer products and warehousing.
Ainslie’s representative transactions include:
- counsel to Goldcorp Inc. on its acquisition of a 50% interest in the Cerro Casale project from Kinross Gold Corporation and Barrick Gold Corporation and the formation of a 50/50 joint venture with Barrick over the Cerro Casale, Quebrada Seca and Caspiche projects in Chile’s Maricunga district;
- counsel to the underwriters in connection with Zymeworks Inc.’s US$58.5 million dual-listed cross-border initial public offering;
- counsel to Goldcorp Inc. in the US$450 million sale of its Los Filos Mine in Mexico to Leagold Mining Corporation; and
- counsel to Franworks Franchise Corp. in connection with the C$93 million sale of majority control of its subsidiary, Original Joe’s Franchise Group Inc., to Cara Operations Limited.
Ainslie joined the firm as a summer student in 2014. She obtained her Bachelor of Music in 2011 and her JD in 2015, both from the University of British Columbia.
Ainslie was called to the bar in British Columbia. She is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association.