Steven Lukas

PartnerHarper Grey LLPCorporate and Private M&A; In-House Counsel

Steve Lukas conducts a diverse practice, advising international, national and small business, as well as individuals, in a broad range of business and investment areas. Steve works closely with many private and several publicly traded corporations, providing general legal advice on corporate matters ranging from incorporation through financing, acquisitions, divestitures and routine day-to-day matters.

Steve Lukas conducts a diverse practice, advising international, national and small business, as well as individuals, in a broad range of business and investment areas. Steve works closely with many private and several publicly traded corporations, providing general legal advice on corporate matters ranging from incorporation through financing, acquisitions, divestitures and routine day-to-day matters.

Steve is a contributor for Practice Advisor's sections on Corporate Management, Fundamental Changes and Changes. 

Education

  • University of British Columbia, LL.B., 1987
  • McGill University, B.Comm, 1984

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 1988

Experience

  • Counsel to GrowLab Ventures in its merger with Extreme Startups to create the first pan-Canadian startup accelerator platform
  • Counsel to Strutta in connection with completing its acquisition by LX Ventures
  • Recent Proxy Contests/Contested Meetings: counsel to St. Elias Mines Ltd., counsel to dissidents in Mundoro Capital Inc. (#2), independent chair in Mosquito Consolidated Gold Mines Limited (#2), counsel to Scrutineer in QLT Inc., counsel to E-xact, counsel to Solocks.com Training Inc., counsel to Copperleaf Technologies Inc., counsel to Equishare Mortgage Investment Corporation and counsel to certain unit holders in Poets Cove Owners' Association
  • Recent Mergers & Acquisitions: counsel to Jim Pattison Group on acquisition of the Guinness Book of World Records, counsel to the Vendors on a 2-part sale of Fairmont Hot Springs Resort and Riverside Golf Resort to Ken Fowler Enterprises, counsel to Blue Castle Games on its sale to Capcom, counsel to the Vendors of Allegretto Publishing on its sale to 1594038 Alberta, counsel to Dyaptive Systems on its sale to JDSU Counsel to Strangeloop Networks on its sale to Radware
  • Recent Financings: counsel to IUGO in connection with its financing with Gree, counsel to Aparc Systems in connection with its financing with Kayne Partners, counsel to Vivonet in connection with its financing by Maxam Opportunity Fund Counsel to Artspoints Rewards in connection with its financing by VanCity Capital, counsel to Great Canadian Railtour Company in connection with the establishment of its credit facilities and counsel to nGrain in connection with its financing by Genuity Capital and others

Associations

  • Director and Chair, New Ventures B.C. Society
  • Director and President, B.C. Water Polo Association