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Tricia Kuhl

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  • Advised Getty Images in its acquisition of Unsplash Inc.

  • Advised Think Research in its acquisition of HealthCare Plus

  • Advised Babylon Health in its transactions with Telus Health

  • Advised The Fertility Partners in its acquisitions of several fertility clinics across Canada

  • Advised Rose LifeScience Inc. in connection with an equity investment by Tilray, Inc.

  • Assisted a pharmaceutical company in understanding the legal framework applicable to public procurement in the health sector in Quebec, including application of the European and Canadian trade agreements and the distribution and sale in Canada of medical products developed and manufactured abroad

  • Advised a foreign purchaser in the acquisition of a large portfolio of seniors’ homes across Canada

  • Advised various license applicants and producers in connection with private placements

  • Advised Canadian banks and financial institutions on the financing of licensed producers and applicants as well as ancillary businesses in the cannabis industry, including on the regulatory landscape, industry risks, director and officer liability and debt and equity financing considerations specific to the cannabis industry

  • Advised Canadian pension investment managers as to the risks associated with investments in the cannabis sector

  • Advised online media companies in connection with the marketing and advertising restrictions related to the cannabis industry and in the development of advertising guidelines

  • Advised on joint ventures between Canadian and European medical cannabis companies

  • Advised on a joint venture between a Canadian and a Latin American medical cannabis company

  • Advised cannabis companies with respect to restrictions on cross-border cannabis-related activities

  • Advised Canadian Tire Financial Services on its strategic partnership with the Bank of Nova Scotia, including the sale of a 20% interest in its credit card business for C$500-million

  • Advised GHO Capital Company, LLC on its acquisition of Caprion Biosciences

  • Advised Canada Bread Co. Ltd. (a unit of Grupo Bimbo) on the acquisition of Saputo Bakery Inc. (a producer and wholesaler of snack cakes) from Saputo Inc.

  • Advised Steve Madden on the acquisition of the intellectual property and related assets of Blondo, a fashion-oriented footwear brand, from Regence Footwear Inc.

  • Advised a global defence company in relation to the sale of its commercial flight training unit to CAE Inc.

  • Advised VSNL (a subsidiary of the Tata Group) on its acquisition of Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd.

Awards & Recognition

Tricia is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publication:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2022-2023: Biotechnology Law; 2021-2023: Health Care Law and Technology Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2022: Life Sciences & Health; 2021: Biotechnology)

  • The Legal 500 Canada - 2021-2022 (Cannabis Law)

Professional Activities

Tricia is a member of the Quebec Bar, the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association. She is a Lex Mundi contact person in Quebec and a member of both the Licensing Executives Society International (LES) and the Women in Bio (WIB) organization.

Tricia is also a member of the board of trustees of The Portage Program for Drug Dependencies Inc.

Professional Appearances
  • Speaker: Canadian Update
    Lex Mundi Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Group Global Virtual Meeting, June 2, 2020.
  • Speaker: Journée Stratégique sur le Financement & Sûretés
    Le Financements dans L'industrie du Cannabis : Un an Plus Tard, Montréal, Québec, January 27, 2020.
  • Speaker: Cannabis Summit 2020
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, Regulatory Updates, Toronto, Ontario, January 16, 2020.
  • Speaker: Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)
    Petit-déjeuner causerie, Montreal, Quebec, November 19, 2019.
  • Speaker: Medical Cannabis
    2019 LexMundi Health Care and Life Science Industry Group Global Meeting, Miami, Florida, November 15, 2019.
  • Speaker: Cannabis Talk Series - Edibles and Election Edition
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, Montreal, Quebec, November 6, 2019.
  • Speaker: The Business of Cannabis Part 1 – North America: Regulatory Challenges for Investors
    Lex Mundi Webinar Presentation, October 10, 2019.
  • Speaker: Expo Cannabis
    Commercializing Cannabis and its Derivatives: Strategic Considerations, Montreal, Quebec, October 3, 2019.
Media Activities
  • Interviewed: One Year of Cannabis: What is the Balance Sheet for Lawyers?
    Interviewed by Delphine Jung, Droit-Inc, October 25, 2019.
Admitted to the Quebec Bar - 2000
Admitted to the Alberta Bar - 1999
B.C.L., McGill University - 1998
LL.B., McGill University - 1998
B.A. (Great Distinction), University of Lethbridge - 1994
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