Julie is a Partner in our Halifax office, with a practice focused on Canadian and cross-border corporate finance and securities as well as mergers and acquisitions. Julie is also the co-leader of the firm’s Cannabis Industry Group.
Julie acts for companies in relation to public and private securities offerings, stock exchange listings, reverse take-overs, plans of arrangement and other merger and acquisition transactions. She advises public companies on securities regulatory compliance matters, including continuous disclosure obligations, mining disclosure standards and stock exchange rules, as well as corporate governance issues. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers™ in Canada for her practice in Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law.
Julie works extensively with startups, technology companies and investors on venture capital and other private financings, merger and acquisition transactions and commercial agreements.
In this high-growth stage of the cannabis industry, Julie’s corporate finance and securities experience and familiarity with emerging startups both lend well to servicing clients in the industry as they raise money, go public, and acquire or sell cannabis-related businesses.
Julie serves as a director of Easter Seals Nova Scotia and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.
J.D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (2010)
B.Comm., Dalhousie University (2007)
- Nova Scotia (2011)
- New York (2017)