Megan Shaw
Associate | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-4170

Megan's practice encompasses a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, franchising and distribution arrangements, pension fund investments and divestitures. She provides legal services to a broad range of clients, from large multinational pharmaceutical companies and retailers to resource companies, entrepreneurs and franchisors.

Megan also maintains a general commercial practice which includes assisting clients with drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, business structuring, internal reorganizations and corporate governance issues.

In 2012, Megan completed a secondment at a major international retailer where she worked on a variety of corporate commercial matters. In addition, Megan previously completed a secondment at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.

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Recent representative matters include advising:

  • Agrium Inc. on its acquisition of Viterra's wholesale and retail Agri-products division from Glencore International plc and a related third party sale and divesture transaction
  • Canadian counsel to a leading multinational pharmaceutical company on the sale of its ortho-clinical diagnostics business to an American-based global asset management firm
  • Belron, owners of the Apple Auto Glass® and Speedy Glass® franchise systems, and other franchised businesses in Canada and internationally, in relation to regulatory compliance and the preparation of franchise documentation
  • Various pension plans and other institutional investors on their private equity, real estate and infrastructure fund investments
  • Ontario Power Generation Inc. in connection with mid-life refurbishment of a nuclear generating station, including projects for retube and feeder replacement and turbine generator
  • Wynnchurch Capital's acquisition of North American road safety business NSC Minerals
  • Gate Gourmet's acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Cara Airline catering business
PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES
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Speaker: Tackling Negotiation Challenges
Negotiation Skills, OBA Young Lawyers Division, Toronto, Ontario, March 9, 2016.
Speaker: Art of Negotiation and Due Diligence - Keys to Transactional Work
Excelling at Articles and the Law Practice Program (LPP) 2015, Toronto, Ontario, September 2, 2015.
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