Valerie C. "Val" Mann

Valerie C. "Val" Mann

Lawson Lundell LLP

Recognized since 2010

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Technology Law

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Valerie (Val) is the Chair of the firm's Technology law group and Co-Chair of the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. Her practice is transactional (mergers and acquisitions / corporate finance) as well as advisory. After obtaining an honours bachelor of commerce degree, Valerie worked in marketing management with a large US based consumer packaged goods company, prior to obtaining her law degree. Val is the former Managing Partner of Lawson Lundell.

She has been involved in transactions for private and public companies including mergers and acquisitions, financings and corporate reorganizations as well as licensing, strategic alliances and joint ventures.

Her practice includes acting for entrepreneurs and early-stage companies through to public companies as well as for those who finance technology ventures including venture capital companies. Clients in the technology sector include hardware manufacturers, software developers, e-commerce companies, new media ventures and biotechnology companies as well as venture capital companies.

  • Cathedral Place, Suite 1600
    925 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2
  • English
Bar Admissions
  • British Columbia, 1992
  • B.C. Law Society’s Bar Admission Program - Regular guest lecturer on corporate and commercial law
  • Best Lawyers Advisory Board - Member
  • British Columbia Business Council - Board of Governors
  • Business in Vancouver’s CFO of the Year Awards - Selection Committee
  • Institute of Corporate Directors - Member
  • Queen’s School of Business - Advisory Board Member
  • Vancouver Board of Trade - Member – Economic Development Committee

Lawson Lundell LLP
Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Corporate Law, Vancouver, Canada (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Technology Law
  • Named by BC Business Magazine (June, 2015) as one of BC's most influential women in Business.
  • Named by the Women’s Executive Network as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ (2011 & 2016)
  • 2013 Lexpert Zenith Award: recognized as a leading woman lawyer in Canada
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: recognized for Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Technology law
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: repeatedly recommended as a Leading Practitioner in Technology Transactions
  • Legal 500 Canada: recommended for Technology, media and telecoms
  • Martindale-Hubbell International Law Directory: BV Peer Review rated

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