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About Shannon

In her practice, Shannon focuses primarily on commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions and assisting clients with general corporate and commercial matters.

Shannon has participated in a range of transactions in various sectors, including renewable energy (including acquisitions of wind, solar and biomass projects), manufacturing and services, food distribution, insurance and technology. She advises clients on various aspects of the transaction process, from due diligence to transaction closing, including the drafting and reviewing of transaction agreements.

Shannon is fluent in French and English.

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Recent representative matters include advising:

  • The vendor of Eclipse Automation in connection with its sale to Accenture

  • Ardagh Metal Packaging on its acquisition of Hart Print

  • Carco PRP Limited on its acquisition of Hi-Tech Seals

  • A U.S. private equity fund on its sale of Sustana Group

  • PIPP Mobile Storage on its acquisition of the GGS Group of Companies

  • Fireman & Company Inc. in connection with its acquisition by EPIQ

  • A major international retailer on its acquisition of wind farms located in Alberta

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

  • Emmi International AG in relation to its acquisition of the cheese and dairy-related business of J.L. Freeman Limited Partnership

  • Suncor Energy Products Inc. in relation to its acquisition of Chemtrade Logistics Inc.'s sulphur recovery operations business in Montréal

  • Belron Canada Incorporated in relation to a series of share and asset purchase transactions in several Canadian provinces

Awards & Recognition

Shannon is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A 2024

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2024 (Corporate Commercial Law)

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2023 (Mergers and Acquisitions Law).

Professional Activities

Shannon served as a member of the board of directors and secretary of the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce (Montreal) for several years and has completed the Business Leadership for Women Lawyers Program at the Rotman School of Management.

  • Co-author : Comprendre les benefit corporations et leur potentiel au Québec
    Développements récents en droit des affaires (2017), Vol. 435, Barreau du Québec, 2017, p. 185

Admitted to the Quebec Bar – 2011
LLB, Université de Sherbrooke – 2010
LLM, Université de Sherbrooke – 2010
BA (Hon.), Queen's University – 2005

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