Patricia is an experienced commercial and corporate lawyer and is the lead for the Regina corporate department. She has a broad range of experience in every aspect of buying, selling, financing and operating businesses in a wide variety of industries, but with particular emphasis in agricultural industries, energy development, and entertainment. Her experience also includes advising on corporate governance matters, securities and equity financing, commercial and residential real estate transactions, and film and television development, financing and production. She is proud to provide strategic, practical and trusted advice to businesses of every size.
Patricia studied pre-law at the Brandon University and received her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Manitoba in 1982. She was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1983. She was honoured with a Queen’s Counsel appointment in 2010.
Patricia is currently a member of the board of directors of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the board of directors for Creative Saskatchewan, Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Corporation and the RCMP Heritage Centre. She is a former public board member appointed by order in council of the Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (SASTT). She is also a former Chair of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, a former director and trustee of the board of the National Film Board of Canada, past board member and Vice-Chair of the Regina Airport Authority and past board member of Inclusion Regina. In 2011, Patricia was recognized as a Woman of Influence in Saskatchewan for her contributions as a professional in her community.
Patricia was recently honoured by being appointed Honorary Consul by the Embassy of Iceland in Regina, with jurisdiction over the Province of Saskatchewan.
Patricia also provides leadership as an engaged partner in the Regina office. She currently serves on the Firm’s Strategic Planning and Information Technology Committees. As well, she is the chair of the Firm’s Corporate/Commercial Practise Group.