Whether it’s creating a strong foundation at the startup stage or navigating the world of capital raising to scale operations, thriving in today’s business ecosystem requires sound advice to respond to and anticipate challenges and opportunities. Appreciating the dedication it takes to create and sustain a business, Chapmann works with our clients to provide practical and actionable advice.

With a strong commercial and tech interest, Chapmann pursued entrepreneurship opportunities after practicing at a firm in New York and a national firm in Vancouver. This experience helped develop his perspective on business and allowed him to gain knowledge and insight, particularly with software and machine learning. Chapmann has broad-based knowledge of the tech, startup and general business contexts, as well as risks and liabilities associated with these fast-changing environments. He applies his firsthand experience and knowledge to his practice to further ensure our clients are set up for success.  On the legal side, Chapmann previously worked on a variety of sophisticated corporate and commercial matters and complex loan and debt financing transactions.

Private M&A and private equity transactions Private equity and debt financings
Corporate organization Startup formation and advising
Software and technology licensing Shareholder and partnership agreements
Commercial agreements

Chapmann takes the time to ensure our clients receive straightforward and digestible advice to move from point A to point B in their endeavours. This approach allows our clients to thoroughly understand both the finer details and the bigger picture as it pertains to their business matters.

Recognizing that business success is often predicated on being about to anticipate challenges that lie ahead, Chapmann is motivated to work hard to guide our clients towards successful outcomes.

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Education & Call to Bar:
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2018; New York, 2014
  • Juris Doctor, Columbia Law School, 2013
  • Bachelor of Commerce with Honours, UBC, 2009