Debra J. Finlay

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

745 Thurlow St, Suite 2400
Vancouver, BC V6E 0C5
Phone: (604) 643-5880
Fax: (604) 643-7900

Partner in the Business Law Group in our firm’s Vancouver office. Practises general corporate and commercial law with an emphasis in private company mergers & acquisitions, technology transactions and complex commercial arrangements. Acts for business clients, both domestic and international, in various industry sectors (including chemical, manufacturing, energy, agri-food, healthcare and technology industries) in connection with their Canadian legal requirements. Extensive experience with all matters of corporate law including corporate structuring, reorganizations, purchase and sale of privately held companies — assisting in the negotiation strategy, negotiations and settling transaction documentation to complete business arrangements between parties. Over 15 years’ experience acting as lead counsel for public and private sector clients, negotiating their complex commercial transactions (business process outsourcing, IT outsourcing and knowledge outsourcing transactions). Recognized in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of franchise law, IT law, privacy and data security, public procurement and technology law. Admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1994 and to the British Columbia Bar in 1996.

Year Called to the Bar:1994 (AB); 1996 (BC)
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