Claudia Leancu
Associate | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4102

Claudia's practice encompasses a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, with a focus on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure projects, including public-private partnerships, as well as marketing and advertising matters.

She has participated in a wide range of transactions in various sectors, including the manufacturing and services, transport, medical and technology industries. She advises clients on several transaction aspects, from due diligence to transaction closing, including the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of different types of agreements.

Prior to joining Blakes, Claudia has enjoyed a career in marketing.

Claudia is fluent in English, French, German, Romanian and has a functional knowledge of Spanish.


Recent representative matters include acting on behalf of and advising:

  • R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a U.S. corporation listed on the NASDAQ, on its acquisition of an international provider of translation technology solutions

  • Belron Canada Incorporated on a series of share and asset acquisitions throughout Canada

  • Warnex Inc. on the sales of its medical, analytical and bio-analytical services divisions

  • Novacap on its acquisition of Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc., a U.S. mobile storage solutions company, and on its acquisition of Smyth Companies, LLC, a U.S. provider of primary packaging labels and related equipment and services, and subsequently, Smyth Companies, LLC on its acquisition of the business of Dow Industries, Inc., a U.S. label printer

  • The successful bidding consortium on its private-public partnership project for the development, construction and service of the Sorel-Tracy correction facility

  • A multinational corporation on marketing and advertising issues, including the review of various promotions and contests