Tina Woodside is one of Canada's leading corporate and securities lawyers. A Toronto-based Gowling WLG partner with more than 25 years' experience, she provides expert, strategic advice on corporate finance, M&A and corporate governance matters and uses her expertise to deliver creative, effective, practical solutions to her clients. She has a deep understanding of the natural resources and mining sectors having served clients in that sector for over 25 years. Passionate about helping clients succeed in achieving their goals, Tina is known for her strong business acumen and commitment to service excellence. In addition to practice, Tina is one of Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP's two firm managing partners and is primarily responsible for internal matters relating to the firm’s operations, including professional complement, service delivery, performance and firm culture. Prior to becoming firm managing partner, Tina was co-leader of the firm's Corporate Finance, M&A and Private Equity Group. Tina believes in giving back to her community, and has served on the boards of a number of public and private companies and not-for-profits. She is a Certified Director (ICDD), a Fellow of the American Bar Association and a past member of Ontario Securities Commission Securities Advisory Committee.