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About Connor

Connor's practice covers various aspects of corporate and commercial law, including transactions, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. From due diligence to closing, he is involved in various stages of transactions, including drafting and reviewing agreements relating to commercial transactions and related documents.

Connor has been seconded as a law student to the legal department of companies in the financial services, renewable energy and real estate industries. Before joining Blakes in 2018, he worked in the legal department of a multinational steel company.

Connor is fluent in both English and French.

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Recent representative matters include:

  • OPENLANE on its acquisition of Manheim Canada from Cox Automotive for C$130-million

  • Piedmont Lithium on its strategic investment in the Killick Lithium Project

  • A U.S. private equity fund in connection with its divestiture of Recochem Inc.

  • Novacap Industries on its acquisition of the Alliance Group

  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Fonds de solidarité FTQ in connection with their acquisition of a majority interest in Bonduelle Americas Long Life

  • WestGroupe in connection with its merger with FYi Health Group

  • CDP Investissement Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, in connection with an investment in, one of the fastest-growing job search platforms in the world

  • An international medical imaging company in connection with its operations in Canada

  • PIPP Mobile Storage in connection with its acquisition of Greenhouse Growers Ltd. and its affiliates


Admitted to the Quebec Bar – 2022
MSc (With Distinction), University of Oxford – 2021
LLB (Dean's Honour List), Université de Montréal – 2019

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