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Elizabeth J. Harrison, QC


Senior partner Elizabeth Harrison, QC, practises in the corporate, M&A, and securities fields. She has represented boards of directors, investment bankers and public corporations in M&A transactions, prospectus offerings, private placements, takeover bids, open market transactions, acquisitions of control, related-party transactions, privatizations, proxy contests and other securities-related matters, strategic planning, and reorganizations. She is the Director of public and private companies and charitable organizations. She was Chair of the BC Ferry Services Corp and Executive Director of the Wise Persons Committee to review the structure of securities regulations in Canada. Elizabeth lectures in the corporate and securities fields. She has served as advisor to the Canada Business Corporations Act and the Business Corporations Act (BC). She was named in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020, Chambers Canada 2020, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2019, Lexpert®/ALM 500 Directory, Lexpert® US/Canada Cross-Border Guide — Corporate (Corporate Commercial, M&A) 2017, Lexpert "Top 25 Women Lawyers" and "Top Creative Lawyers in Canada." Martindale-Hubbell ranked. Admitted to the BC Bar (1973). Appointed Queen’s Counsel (1986).

Year Called to the Bar:1973 (BC)
700 West Georgia St, FL 25
Vancouver, BC
Phone: (604) 661-9367
Fax: (604) 661-9349
E-mail: [email protected]

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