Partner and Co-Chair of the Cannabis Practice Group, McMillan LLP
James Munro is a partner in the firm’s Capital Markets group in Vancouver. His practice focuses on securities, corporate finance, mining law and medical marijuana.
As part of his securities and corporate finance practice, James advises private and public clients in a range of industries in connection with venture capital financings, initial public offerings, private placements, public equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, stock exchange listings, corporate governance, securities regulatory matters, contested shareholder meetings and proxy contests, and general corporate and securities law matters.
As part of his mining law practice, James advises private and public clients with respect to property option agreements, joint venture agreements, earn-in and farm-out agreements, royalty agreements, strategic alliances, asset purchase and sale transactions, surface right matters, and technical disclosure.
As part of his medical marijuana practice, James advises both private and public clients with respect to a broad range of licensing, transaction, and corporate compliance matters. James co-founded the firm’s Medical Marijuana Industry Group in 2016.
James was seconded to Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York as a Foreign Associate from September 2005 to September 2006.