Best Lawyers for Mergers and Acquisitions Law in Canada

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  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Waterloo Region, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Private Funds Law Corporate Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Waterloo Region, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Information Technology Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Technology Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Technology Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Private Funds Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Biotechnology Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Practice Areas:
    Franchise Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Practice Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Technology Law Corporate Law Biotechnology Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Technology Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Private Funds Law Technology Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Director and Officer Liability Practice Corporate Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Sports Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Québec, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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Jeffrey A. Read was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Jeffrey A. Read

Watson Goepel LLP
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Corporate Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Trusts and Estates Mergers and Acquisitions Law Private Funds Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Waterloo, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:
    Québec, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Technology Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Québec, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Venture Capital Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2011
  • Location:
    Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Practice Areas:
    Entertainment Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mining Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law Securities Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Trusts and Estates Mergers and Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Corporate Governance Practice
Lawyer
  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law

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Practice Area Definition

Mergers and Acquisitions Law Definition

Broadly speaking, lawyers who practice Mergers & Acquisitions law help buy and sell businesses. They skillfully and carefully guide clients through a variety of transactions, from large corporate take-over bids, plans of arrangement, amalgamations, and restructurings to pre-retirement sales of a family business.

A merger or acquisition is an important event in the life of a company and all those affected by it. Whether large or small, the merger and acquisition process has intricacies which need to be properly understood and addressed. Transactions must comply with provincial and federal regulatory frameworks. They must receive approval from all necessary government regulators, stockholders, and investors. They have implications in many other areas of law, including corporate, securities, tax, competition, labour, regulatory, environmental, and litigation.

Mergers & Acquisitions lawyers help clients properly understand and address these complexities. They represent clients in negotiations on the structure of the deal. They perform the due diligence required to understand a potential purchase. They draft and otherwise assist with developing the terms of the contract. Importantly, they also provide thoughtful, creative, and strategic advice on all other aspects of transaction. They work to ensure the transaction is smooth, successful, and surprise-free.

Broadly speaking, lawyers who practice Mergers & Acquisitions law help buy and sell businesses. They skillfully and carefully guide clients through a variety of transactions, from large corporate take-over bids, plans of arrangement, amalgamations, and restructurings to pre-retirement sales of a family business.

A merger or acquisition is an important event in the life of a company and all those affected by it. Whether large or small, the merger and acquisition process has intricacies which need to be properly understood and addressed. Transactions must comply with provincial and federal regulatory frameworks. They must receive approval from all necessary government regulators, stockholders, and investors. They have implications in many other areas of law, including corporate, securities, tax, competition, labour, regulatory, environmental, and litigation.

Mergers & Acquisitions lawyers help clients properly understand and address these complexities. They represent clients in negotiations on the structure of the deal. They perform the due diligence required to understand a potential purchase. They draft and otherwise assist with developing the terms of the contract. Importantly, they also provide thoughtful, creative, and strategic advice on all other aspects of transaction. They work to ensure the transaction is smooth, successful, and surprise-free.