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James Sanders

James Sanders

Principal and General Counsel

121 King Street West

Suite 1810

Toronto, ON

M5H 3T9

T (416) 642-6440 LinkedIn

James is a lawyer who brings over a decade of experience in issues management, strategic transactions, regulatory affairs and government relations.

James joins Navigator from Labatt Breweries of Canada, where he held various senior roles on the legal and corporate affairs team, most recently leading the brewer's government relations efforts across Canada. James also was the head of legal and corporate affairs at Fluent, a joint venture between Labatt and Tilray focused on the research and development of cannabis-infused beverages. Prior to joining Labatt, James practiced corporate and commercial law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon in Toronto, with a particular focus on M&A and strategic transactions.

James obtained his Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class and was a Dean's Fellow in Constitutional Law. Prior to that, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario.