Edward (Ted) Brown

Practice Focus

  • Securities and Corporate Law 
    • Takeover bids, mergers, acquisitions and other corporate reorganizations
    • Corporate governance matters
    • Private equity and venture capital
    • Shareholder activism 
    • Stock exchange listing and regulatory compliance matters
    • Corporate finance, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities (counsel to both issuers and underwriters)
  • Start-Up and Early-Stage Companies

Practice Areas


  • University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Laws, 2004
  • University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1999

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2005

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Member of the Advisory Board, Canada Action Coalition

Corporate Roles

  • Corporate Secretary to Raging River Exploration Inc. (TSX: RRX)
  • Corporate Secretary to Gear Energy Ltd. (TSX: GXE)
  • Corporate Secretary to Petrofeed Inc., a private network developer for the oil and gas industry
  • Corporate Secretary to Headwater Exploration Inc. (TSX: HWX)
  • Corporate Secretary to Gear Energy Ltd. (TSX: GXE)

Professional and Firm Involvement

  • Chair, BD&P Student Committee
  • Co-editor, BD&P Securities Newsletter
  • Chair, BD&P Student Committee
  • Chair, BD&P Publications Committee

Continuing Education

  • In 2006, Ted was seconded to the Alberta Securities Commission, where he worked on several policy initiatives including making amendments to the oil and gas reserve and resource disclosure regime in Canada.


  • Panelist, Western Canada Energy Future, The Western Legal Innovation Forum, April 2019
  • Co-Presenter, Insider Trading: What You Need to Know, The Association of Corporate Counsel Alberta (ACCA), April 2015