Morgan Hay is a partner practicing securities, corporate, and commercial law. He has developed a client-centric practice that focuses on providing practical advice to public companies seeking to meet their business objectives in the resource and technology sectors. Morgan values the long-term relationships he builds with his clients as their businesses develop.
He has assisted clients with a wide variety of transactions, including public and private equity offerings, debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and stock exchange listings, capital pool company listings and qualifying transactions, reverse take-overs, spin-out transactions, and hostile takeover bids. He also provides legal advice on general corporate and securities matters, including continuous disclosure issues and mining technical disclosure. He regularly advises clients on corporate governance issues, including advising independent board committees with respect to transformative corporate transactions.
Morgan is also focused on advising companies with respect to shareholder and board disputes, contested shareholder meetings, and proxy battles. He is known as a strong advocate in contentious situations.
Morgan obtained his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 2006 and has been practicing with Maxis Law since 2007. For over 15 years, he has been an active volunteer with the Greater Vancouver Law Students’ Legal Advice Society, an organization that provides legal advice to thousands of low-income individuals each year. Morgan is also the British Columbia editor for the Butterworth’s Canadian Forms & Precedents – Banking & Finance chapter on private placement financings.