DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Denis G. Silva has joined the firm as partner in its Vancouver office, effective July 13. Silva was previously senior legal counsel at the B.C. Securities Commission.
Silva’s practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, capital markets transactions, options and joint ventures, proxy contests, exchange listings and securities. He has given business law advice to clients in the mining, technology and financial sectors.
“[Silva’s] initiative and ingenuity in not only providing outstanding legal advice and service but also in creating connections and opportunities have earned him the respect of his clients and all those who work with him and we are delighted to welcome him to the firm,” said Robert Seidel, Canada managing partner.