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Nathan Gates

Associate Called to the Ontario Bar: 2019
Called to the Nova Scotia Bar: 2018

Nathan brings a diligent approach to his corporate and securities practice. He prides himself on developing a strong rapport with his clients and is committed to delivering the best possible solutions. Nathan’s hard-working and organized nature make him a trusted and reliable resource.

Nathan is a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Group. He has experience with mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, business reorganizations and security reviews and filings. He has also worked on the private financing side of corporate transactions.

Awards & Recognition

  • Dean’s List, Dalhousie University
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship, Seaboard Liquid Carriers
  • Academic Achievement Scholarship, Dalhousie University

Professional Involvement


  • Canadian Bar Association

Representative Matters

Acted for Alexandria Minerals Corporation, a junior gold exploration and development company with a flagship property located in Val d’Or, Quebec, in connection with its entering into of a definitive arrangement agreement with Chantrell Ventures Corp. (“Chantrell”), its receipt of a “Superior Offer” from Agnico Eagle Mines Limited and its ultimate acquisition by O3 Mining Inc., the entity resulting from the completion of the acquisition of certain non-core assets of Osisko Mining Inc. by Chantrell.

Selected Speaking Engagements

Presenter, “The Importance of Debating in the Undergraduate Degree,” Dalhousie University, 2015 & 2016.

Presenter, “Pierre Elliot Trudeau’s Early Experiences with NATO: A New Policy,” University of New Brunswick Department of History Paper Presenter Series, 2013.


  • JD, University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, 2017
  • BA, Dalhousie University, 2013