Areas of Practice


  • Share Issues
  • Acquisitions
  • Mergers
  • Prospectuses
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Private Placements
  • Rights Offerings
  • Exemption Orders
  • Disclosures
  • Registrations
  • Litigation

A highly diverse mix of clients, ranging from startups to large publicly traded corporations listed on the TSX, TSXV, and other Canadian stock exchanges, rely on the advice of Owen Bird’s securities lawyers when starting new ventures, financing existing ones through debt or equity, and acquiring or disposing of businesses.

Our lawyers have extensive experience advising clients in a broad range of capital market and regulatory matters, including public offerings, private placements, stock exchange listings, and ongoing compliance and continuous disclosure requirements. We also routinely advise issuers in provincial and federal securities matters.

Owen Bird’s securities law clients also benefit from the broad array of complementary sector expertise found within our full-service firm. In particular, our experience and insights in mining, technology, oil and gas, and financial services law have proved invaluable to our securities clientele. Our collaborative approach to client service enables Owen Bird’s securities lawyers to give our clients the most practical and creative advice in each situation.