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About Emilie

Emilie's practice focuses on advising clients on a wide range of capital markets transactions, including public offerings, private placements of securities, and other financings. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities regulatory matters, including the continuous disclosure obligations of public issuers.

Prior to joining Blakes, Emilie practised securities law in the legal department of a national independent investment fund management company in Toronto.

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Representative experience includes advising:

  • goeasy Ltd. in connection with its offerings of US$550-million aggregate principal amount of 9.250% senior unsecured notes due 2028 and US$400-million aggregate principal amount of 7.625% senior unsecured notes due 2029

  • Several ETF sponsors and asset managers, including Evolve Funds Group Inc., Scotiabank, Purpose Investments Inc., CI Investments Inc., Global X Investments Canada Inc., AGF Investments Inc. and Guardian Capital Group Limited

  • Numerous closed-end and open-end mutual fund sponsors in connection with their continuous offerings

  • Several closed-end fund issuers in connection with "at-the-market" equity distribution programs


Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2019
JD, Osgoode Hall Law School – 2018
BA (Hon., With Distinction), Queen's University – 2015

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