1055 West Hastings St, Suite 1700, The Guinness Tower, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2003 (ON); 2010 (BC)
Justin is a partner in Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies group. His practice focuses on venture financing, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate commercial matters for private technology companies. He has acted for hundreds of technology clients across Canada and the US, including entrepreneurs and venture-backed technology firms from start-ups to TSX and TSX-V listed public companies, venture capital funds and strategic and angel investors. Justin frequently advises clients on private and public M&A transactions, including offerors and targets in friendly and unsolicited takeover bids, arrangements, asset sales, amalgamations and share sale transactions. Justin regularly advises on various commercial and strategic matters, including company formation, shareholder agreements, licensing, SaaS agreements, joint ventures and other commercial relationships. He is a frequent speaker on venture finance and emerging companies and a regular Guest Lecturer at UBC Sauder School of Business. Justin is involved as a legal partner from Osler for CDL West, a Board Member of Open Angel Vancouver and VIATEC and is counsel to the BC CEO Cleantech Alliance. Justin was named one of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Corporate Law.