Mary Kelly practises business law, and has considerable experience relating to corporate, banking and regulatory requirements as applied to private mergers & acquisitions, secured lending, reorganizations and business joint ventures. Her diverse experience in private mergers & acquisitions includes advising financial institutions on divestiture options for non-core businesses and implementing successful international auction sales on behalf of multinational clients. She has also advised medium-sized Canadian businesses on acquisitions structured as asset purchases and share purchases. Ms. Kelly has represented both financial institutions and borrowers in secured and unsecured lending transactions, including cross-border financings. She has also helped companies to implement complex reorganizations designed to achieve tax efficiency and facilitate acquisitions and divestitures and negotiated sophisticated joint venture, partnership and shareholders’ agreements. Ms. Kelly currently participates in a number of Norton Rose Fulbright’s knowledge initiatives. She is developing annotated model agreements in the areas of private mergers and acquisitions, secured lending and enterprise structuring. She is also the key Ontario partner for transaction opinion development and review.