About Julie

Julie is a Board Member and 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 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 also works extensively with startups, technology companies and investors on venture capital and other private financings, merger and acquisition transactions and commercial agreements.

Julie is recognized by Best Lawyers™ in Canada for her practice in Corporate Law, Venture Capital Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and was named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in 2022 for Mergers and Acquisitions Law. She is also featured in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for her practice in Corporate Finance Securities.

Julie serves as a director of Easter Seals Nova Scotia and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) Model Documents Working Group.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Repeatedly Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Corporate Finance & Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions (most recently in 2024)
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers™ in Canada for her practice in Corporate Law (since 2019), in Mergers and Acquisitions Law (since 2019), in Venture Capital Law (since 2021), and in Securities Law (since 2024)

Appointments & Community Involvement

  • Director of Easter Seals Nova Scotia


  • J.D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University (2010)
  • B.Comm., Dalhousie University (2007)

Bar Admissions

  • Nova Scotia (2011)
  • New York (2017)


  • English