Faraz Siddiqui

Industry Expertise

Aviation & Travel
Construction, Infrastructure& Real Estate
Digital Economy
Energy
Entertainment& Events
Financial Services
Franchising, Agency& Licensing
Healthcare
Hospitality, Food& Beverage
Insurance
Logistics
Privacy & Risk Management
Private Capital
Retail & Consumer
Start-ups
Technology & Media
faraz@argentumlaw.com
Faraz is a Canadian qualified lawyer, having started his career at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Toronto, Canada, a leading law firm, with an international transactional practice spanning M&A, finance, capital markets and funds. Faraz provides legal and strategic advice at all stages ranging from institutional clients to start-ups and entrepreneurs. His focus is on information and communications technology law, together with general and corporate and commercial advisory work with cross-border expertise. Faraz co-founded a fashion and lifestyle e-commerce start-up where he acted as Creative and Legal Director and continues to act as a legal and digital strategy advisor to the company.

Selected representative roles and matters:

  • Advising Unique Fabricating Inc. in its acquisition of Intasco Corporation for $27.5 million and a related $62 million senior credit facility.
  • Advising Northleaf Capital Partners in connection with the establishment of a US$1.4-billion Northleaf global private credit program. 
  • Advising West Face Capital Inc. in its acquisition, together with a consortium of investors interests of VimpelCom Ltd. in WIND Mobile, a Canadian wireless telecommunications provider. 
  • Advising Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in connection with the private placement in the US and Canada of US$400 million guaranteed senior unsecured notes due 2020 and 2022.
  • Advising Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in connection with its $14.5 million acquisition of 19.93% of all of the outstanding and issued shares of G4G Capital Corp.
  • Advising an ultra-high net worth client (borrower) in connection with the highest margin loan extended in Canada.
  • Advising Mashion.pk, celebrity Mahira Khan’s digital media and advertising start-up, on general corporate/commercial matters as well as communications, privacy and IP laws.

Education

University of Windsor, Faculty of Law
JD (Juris Doctor)
Windsor, Ontario,
Canada 2014


University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Arts and Science
BSc in Biology (Bachelor of Science)
London, Ontario,
Canada 2009

Languages

English (Native)
Urdu (Native)

Bar Admission

Canada (Ontario), 2015

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