John H. Craig

Senior Counsel

 | Toronto

John Craig serves as senior counsel in the Mining Group at Cassels. John practises in the area of securities law with an emphasis on resource companies, including TSX listings, takeover bids, issuer bids and going-private transactions. His mergers and acquisitions experience involves mergers of public companies, both listed and unlisted, and acquisitions of listed companies by unlisted and private concerns. John is also involved with international resources in negotiation and drafting of mining and oil and gas concession agreements, joint venture agreements, operating agreements and farm-in agreements in a variety of countries. John is recognized as a leader in his field by such authorities as Chambers Global, where clients describe him as “an icon in mining.”

  • Best Lawyers in Canada (Mining, Natural Resources)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Mining)
  • Chambers Global (Mining)
  • Legal 500 Canada (Mining)
  • Lexpert Special Edition, Global Mining
  • Martindale Hubbell, Distinguished™ Rating
  • “An icon in mining.” – Chambers Global (Mining)
  • “A guru in his field.” – Chambers Global (Mining)
  • “Very strategic.” – Legal 500 Canada (Mining)
  • “He can tell you whether a deal ought to go ahead or whether you should walk away.” – Chambers Canada (Mining)
  • LL.B., Western University, 1971
  • B.A., Western University, 1968
  • Ontario, 1973
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association