Richard D. Cherney
Senior Partner

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

1501 McGill College Ave, Fl 26
Montréal, QC H3A 3N9
Phone: (514) 841-6457
Fax: (514) 841-6499

Former managing partner of the firm and a senior partner in the mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, life sciences and financial services practices. Has a varied practice, representing private and public companies, including some of Canada’s most important companies and financial institutions, such as Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and Cominar REIT. Key adviser to many of Canada’s leading life science companies. Represents a number of national investment dealers in connection with public and private financings. Member of the firm's Management Committee. Recognized in Chambers Canada in corporate/commercial law (Québec); Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada in Corporate Finance & Securities; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in Corporate Finance & Securities, Corporate Mid-Market, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Corporate Commercial Law and Biotechnology; and The Best Lawyers in Canada in biotechnology law (Lawyer of the Year 2015), corporate law, M&A law, securities law and technology law. Director of a number of companies including New Look Vision Group Inc., whose shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Year Called to the Bar:1985 (QC)
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