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Joseph A. Garcia

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Joseph Garcia is a partner who practises in the areas of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He advises public and private companies, investment dealers, venture capital and private equity funds and acts as independent counsel to boards of directors. Joseph has extensive experience advising on all types of merger & acquisition and corporate finance transactions including public and private equity and debt financings, take-over and issuer bids, share and asset acquisitions and divestitures, and regulatory and stock exchange compliance work. Prior to his career in law, Joseph worked in corporate finance with a national investment bank and in clinical research with a multinational pharmaceutical company. Joseph is a Director of Genome BC and chair of its Audit Committee. He is a Director Emeritus of LifeSciences BC and a member of its Finance Committee. He is also a Director of the Canadian Glycomics Network and a member of the BIOTE Canada Legal Affairs Advisory Board, the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is recognized as a leading lawyer in all major legal directories and ranking publications.

Year Called to the Bar:1997 (BC)
595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr
Vancouver, BC
Phone: (604) 631-3307
Fax: (604) 631-3309
E-mail: joseph.garcia@blakes.com

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