James Lyle is an associate in the Securities Group at Cassels. James’ practice focuses on capital markets, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general corporate and securities law matters. James represents private and public companies and investment dealers, having gained experience on a variety of transactions including business combinations, take-over bids, public offerings, private placements, and metal streaming transactions. He has acted for clients across a range of industries, with particular exposure to mining and cannabis.
James received his J.D. from Western University, where he was actively involved in extra-curricular activities. He was the Program Manager of Sport Solution, a clinic that provides assistance to Canadian Olympic and National Team athletes in resolving sport-related legal issues. James was also a Case Manager for the Western Business Law Clinic. In the fall of 2014, he studied abroad at Stockholm University in Stockholm, Sweden.
Prior to law school, James graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Economics) from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, PA, where he played hockey at the NCAA Division-1 level, serving as a team captain in his final season. James previously completed both summer and articling terms at Cassels.