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Brian G. Hansen
Managing Partner

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Brian G. Hansen
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Brian Hansen is the Managing Partner of Stikeman Elliott (Sydney) LLP and Practice Coordinator of the Asia Pacific Group. Mr. Hansen has been heavily involved in the Asia Pacific region for over 25 years, working on large projects for Stikeman Elliott out of Hong Kong, Vancouver, and, currently, Sydney. He has also spent five years in London, England where he was responsible for the firm's capital markets and mergers and acquisition activities.

Mr. Hansen's experience in the Asia Pacific region has focused primarily on large infrastructure projects both in the Asia Pacific region and Canada, cross border M&A transactions, particularly in the resources sectors, and a significant involvement in major securities offerings originating in the Asia Pacific region and involving Canada.

In Sydney, Mr. Hansen is responsible for the co-ordination of the firm's practice in the Asia Pacific region, particularly in China. He travels extensively throughout Asia, particularly in China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia, to maintain the firm's extensive links with major corporate clients, investment banks and law firms. A list of major clients and recent significant transactions is available on request.

Professional Activities
Mr. Hansen has chaired and spoken before numerous professional groups, including the International Bar Association and Inter Pacific Bar Association. He has edited four books and published more than 40 articles in the taxation, corporate and securities areas.

Dalhousie University (LL.M. Distinction 1973), Victoria University (LL.M. with Distinction 1973, LL.B. First Class Honours 1972).

Bar Admission
Alberta, 1980
British Columbia, 1989

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