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David Gunasekera*

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For the past 20 years, Mr. Gunasekera has been practicing corporate and securities law with a primary focus on capital market transactions and business law matters, including equity and debt financings, initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions.  Mr. Gunasekera provides ongoing advice to public and private companies regarding corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations, and various other corporate and securities law compliance matters.  In addition, Mr. Gunasekera has extensive experience acting for Agents and Underwriters in prospectus offerings and private placements.

Mr. Gunasekera has been recognized in 2013 by Lexpert as a “Lawyer To Watch” and in 2020 in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (24th Edition) as Consistently Recommended in Corporate Finance & Securities. He has also been recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada© for his work in Securities Law since 2013.

Mr. Gunasekera has recent experience in plan of arrangement transactions, joint venture and option agreements, asset and share acquisitions and reverse take-over and change of business transactions with a particular focus on the resource industry.

Outside of work, Mr. Gunasekera enjoys spending time with his family and being an enthusiastic soccer Dad to his two teenage boys.


  • Queen’s University, Bachelor of Arts, 1995
  • University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Law, 2000

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia , 2001


Recognized by Best Lawyers (2022) -  David Gunasekera
**Practising through a law corporation

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