Stuart Breen

Class of 1999-2000

Stuart Breen is a Partner at Lawson Lundell LLP (“Lawson Lundell”) in Vancouver where he acts as the head of the Corporate Finance and Securities Group. His legal practice primarily focuses on corporate finance, securities, and mergers and acquisitions. Regarding industry, Breen often represents clients in the mining sector.

With a number of accolades from a variety of organizations, Breen is a leading name in the corporate finance field. Best Lawyers in Canada recognized Breen several times between 2015 to 2020 for his work in mergers and acquisitions, mining law, and securities law. He has also been recognized by Chambers Canada, Who’s Who Legal Canada, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, and the International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers.

Breen graduated with the LLB class of 2000 from the law school at UBC. Prior to attending law school he received a Bachelor of Arts from UBC in 1995. Breen articled at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP before being called to the BC Bar in 2001. He continued on at the firm and was named Partner in 2014. He transitioned into his new role as Partner at Lawson Lundell in 2014.

Breen is also extensively involved in the larger legal community. He is a Board Member of the UBC Law Alumni Association. He is also an active member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia, and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.