A strategic lawyer and business advisor with vast international experience
Shawn Doyle is the leader of our Latin America practice, a partner in our Business Law Group and a member of our Global Metals & Mining Group. He is a seasoned international transactional lawyer and business leader with particularly deep knowledge of all aspects of the global mining industry. He also has extensive background and expertise in Latin America, across industry areas. Clients trust Shawn’s strong negotiating skills and holistic approach to guiding them through corporate and financing transactions, joint-venture structuring, commercial transactions and other corporate law matters.
Clients appreciate that Shawn truly understands business. This is partly a consequence of his having held not only legal, but also executive management positions - particularly in the mining industry. Furthermore, having lived and worked in each of the United States, South America, Europe and Asia, Shawn is fully immersed in the global business environment, and he approaches commercial and legal questions from a distinctly international perspective.
Shawn is fluent in Spanish and he divides his time between Canada and South America. He is also fluent in Italian and has a basic knowledge of several other languages. He is affiliated with our Vancouver office.
Shawn obtained his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2005; he is a member of the Bar in New York (2006) and in British Columbia (2012). He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria in 2000. He also studied finance as an exchange student at the Thammasat University in Thailand in 1999 and he was an industrial engineering student at the Universidad Católica del Norte in Chile in 1996.