Achieving business growth requires a well-crafted vision. Having previously managed several profitable companies, Leslie has the entrepreneurial spirit to help our clients realize their commercial goals.

Having developed teams and managed strict timelines and targets, Leslie lives and breathes business. She knows the impact complex legal issues can have on a company. When clients approach her for assistance, Leslie draws on her successful commercial background and combines it with her practical legal approach to produce effective solutions that will save them time and resources.

Client service is a hallmark of Leslie’s legal practice – her interpersonal skills and ability to develop and foster excellent client relations are valuable to the businesses she assists.

Services

Private company transactions Mergers and acquisitions
Business advisory First Nations economic development
Corporate reorganizations Technology Law
Commercial leasing

An example of a successful legal project that Leslie has undertaken is a large reorganization she oversaw for a First Nations client. The client was located in a resort municipality on Vancouver Island, which required careful management of the resort, land holding company and business entities involved. Leslie’s highly-organized approach ensured a smooth transaction for the client.

Leslie has been involved with matters very early on, allowing her to develop a thorough understanding of the necessary steps for a successful transaction. She has drafted and successfully negotiated purchase and sale agreements on behalf of clients who were selling their interests in their respective companies. Her clients were extremely appreciative of and impressed by her sharp eye and attention to detail.

Whether she’s helping to incorporate a business or crafting complex corporate and commercial agreements, Leslie leverages her experience and applies a commercially viable approach to legal solutions, ensuring businesses can grow, compete and succeed.

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Resort municipality on Vancouver Island
  • Completed a large reorganization for a First Nations client based on Vancouver Island involving the formations of limited partnerships, transfer of business assets, and preparation of purchase and sale agreements
Corporate counsel for a development company
  • Ongoing business advisory services
  • Successfully negotiated a contract for the sale of a property and handled a contract dispute on behalf of the client
Industry Involvement
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2018
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Birmingham, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts, Joint Criminology and Psychology, Simon Fraser University, 2009