100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1990 (ON)
Tina Woodside-Shaw is one of Canada’s leading corporate and securities lawyers. Based in Toronto, for more than 30 years she has delivered strategic, pragmatic advice on complex corporate finance, M&A and corporate governance matters. With experience spanning mining, natural resources and a host of other industries, Tina is known for her strong business acumen and passion for helping clients succeed. In particular, she has advised on numerous significant mining transactions and has served as a director for several mining companies. Tina has also held a number of leadership positions at Gowling WLG, including Firm Managing Partner – Internal from 2015 to 2022. In this senior management role, Tina oversaw the firm’s professional-based strategies, policies and performance. Tina is a recognized leader in the areas of securities law, M&A, corporate governance, mining and law firm management. She has been repeatedly recognized in various legal directories, and is a Lexpert Zenith Award winner. A champion for equity and inclusion, Tina helped found GROW, the firm’s network for women professionals. She has served on the boards of numerous companies and not-for-profits, and is a past member of the OSC’s Securities Advisory Committee. Tina is a Certified Director (ICD.D).