Joseph Garcia is a partner who practises in the areas of corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Advises high growth public and private companies, underwriters, pension funds, private equity groups, and venture capital investors on complex domestic and cross-border private and public securities offerings, mergers & acquisitions, and commercial transactions. Advises clients in a variety of industries, including technology, financial services, life sciences, retail, forestry and mining. Director of Genome BC and Director Emeritus of LifeSciences BC. Profiled in Lexpert® 2016 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2016, Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017, Best Lawyers in Canada 2017, Who's Who Legal 2016 and LMG Life Sciences: The Definitive Guide to the Leading Life Sciences Firms and Attorneys in North America 2016. In 2015, Joseph received the following awards: Canadian Financial & Transactional Attorney of the Year – LMG Life Sciences, Visionary Leadership – BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Awards and Advisor of the Year – LifeSciences BCBSc (Honours), pharmacology and human biology; BA economics (health care). Admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1997.
Year Called to the Bar:
Corporate Finance & Securities