Successful outcomes are created by establishing a plan, putting in the practice and dedication and always with an eye on the finish line. As a lawyer and veteran marathon and ultra-marathon runner, Avery trusts this process and applies this method in supporting her clients towards accomplishing their goals.

She takes joy in working with businesses of all types and sizes. When she is met with a problem or issue relating to business structuring or business succession, Avery works to meet a client’s needs with responsiveness, respect and practicality.

Her approach begins with mapping out goals of her clients and creating routes to efficiently navigate them. She believes in providing information and solutions in a logical manner. Her practical nature, strong technical and drafting skills and ability to take a complex transaction and break it down into manageable, easy-to-understand components for her clients allows them to focus on creating business growth. The most rewarding aspect of her work is helping to achieve their objectives.

Mergers and acquisitions Corporate reorganizations
Corporate structuring Private company transactions
Business advisory Technology Law
Commercial Leasing

She has developed a broad range of experience in merger and acquisition transactions, corporate reorganizations, corporate amalgamations and other business combinations for private companies. Avery advises private enterprises of all sizes on matters of corporate organization and structuring. Avery is also the Supervising Lawyer of our firm’s Corporate Records Department, overseeing our firm’s provision of annual maintenance and corporate compliance services to our private company clients as well as incorporations and registrations.

One of the greatest lessons Avery has learned in law and life is to remain patient. She believes that there is always a solution to a problem. She stays calm, mentally flexible and adapts to all situations, applying this belief in her work and in the races she competes in.

*Avery N. Saunders Law Corporation
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Industry Involvement
  • Canadian Bar Association – Former Treasurer of Business Law Section (British Columbia) (2017-2020)
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Law Society of Alberta
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar of Alberta, 2007
  • Call to Bar of British Columbia, 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, Political Science, University of British Columbia, 2000
  • Master of Arts in International Affairs - Peace & Diplomacy Studies / Conflict Resolution, The Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, 2003
  • Bachelor of Laws, the University of Alberta, 2006