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Christopher Lemon

General Counsel

Mr. Lemon joined Pan American Silver in 2017 after 10 years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for First Quantum Minerals, where he established and led their offices in London, England. At Pan American Silver, Mr. Lemon is responsible for Legal, Compliance, Human Rights, and Corporate Human Resources. Mr. Lemon’s more than 25 years of experience in corporate law includes a focus on mergers and acquisitions, finance, natural resources and environmental law, litigation and administrative law. Throughout his career Mr. Lemon has lead numerous acquisitions, including the $5 billion hostile take over of Inmet Resources by First Quantum and the $1.3 billion takeover of Tahoe Resources by Pan American Silver. He has travelled extensively, including many countries in Africa and Latin America. He previously acted as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary with International Forest Products Limited, Associate Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Weldwood of Canada Limited (a major Canadian forest products company), and has practiced law with two major Vancouver law firms. Mr. Lemon was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1994 after graduating from the University of Victoria Law School. He also holds a Bachelors degree with honours in Economics from the University of British Columbia and a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.