Pascal de Guise
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4119

Pascal has over 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He focuses on capital markets, venture capital, growth equity and private equity.

Pascal specializes in business law. He advises clients on private placements, fund formation, public offerings, going-private transactions, plans of arrangement, take-over bids, private M&A transactions, governance and compliance matters. He frequently acts for issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange, as well as underwriters, emerging companies and investors.

Pascal has advised clients from a wide range of sectors, including technology, telecommunications, entertainment, life sciences, retail, energy and natural resources.

Clients recognize Pascal for his clear, efficient and focused approach.

Before joining Blakes, Pascal practised law at another national law firm.

He is fluent in both English and French.


Pascal has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018-2020 (Securities Law)
  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms - 2017-2020 (Financial Markets: Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity – Rising Star)
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - 2018-2019 (Corporate Finance & Securities, Mining, Private Equity, Mid-Cap Companies)
  • Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining - 2017-2019
  • Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Finance, Securities)
  • The Legal 500 Canada (Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions)