Jen Hansen


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Jen Hansen* (she/her/hers) is a partner in the Securities Group at Cassels, serving as Co-Chair of the Mining Group and as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Jen’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. She specializes in the representation of public mining companies involved in complex transactions, including business combination transactions, take-over bids, domestic and cross-border public offerings and other finance transactions. In addition, Jen advises on continuous disclosure obligations, corporate governance and regulatory compliance, including mineral project disclosure and recommendations for aligning governance practices with best practice recommendations. She is recognized as a leader in her field by such authorities as the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers Canada and Best Lawyers in Canada.

Jen’s representative work includes acting for:

*denotes Law Corporation

  • Acritas Star, Independently Rated Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in Canada (Mining)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Mining)
  • Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • Chambers Global (Mining: International & Cross-Border)
  • IFLR1000 (Corporate & M&A, Banking & Finance)
  • Legal500 Canada (Mining) (Next Generation Partner)
  • Lexpert, Rising Star Award (2019)
  • Lexpert Special Edition, Global Mining
  • “I think very highly of Jen, she is very adept at handling both large-scale mining files and financings.” – Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • “An excellent problem solver who goes the extra mile to meet her clients’ needs while maintaining professionalism and calm even in times of crisis.” – Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • J.D., Western University, 2009
  • B.A. (Hons) (with Distinction), Queen’s University, 2006
  • Ontario, 2010
  • British Columbia, 2012
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association