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Veronica Singer*

Partner
*Law Corporation
Direct Phone: 604-983-7632

Assistant: Linda Williams

Veronica is an experienced business lawyer with many years of practice advising small to mid-sized businesses, First Nations, and not-for-profit organizations.  She has a particular interest in advising women in business. As part of her practice Veronica advises clients at every stage of their business life on matters relating to:

  • Initial start-up, including incorporation and organization of companies, partnerships and joint ventures, drafting shareholders and partnership agreements, and creating appropriate governance structures.
  • Ongoing operational issues including drafting sales and services templates and terms and conditions, consulting, marketing, licensing and distribution agreements, leases, waivers, and non-competition, non-disclosure agreements.
  • Expansion matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, additional investors, financing and securitization.
  • Technology and intellectual property issues including software licensing agreements, IT servicing agreements, equipment leases and trademark protection.
  • Commercial real estate transactions including purchases and sales, leases, financing and construction and development agreements.
  • Not-for profit matters including incorporations (federal and provincial), compliance and regulatory issues and ongoing advice regarding governance and operations.

Veronica is an avid runner, hiker, snow-shoer and cyclist with a passion for the North Shore trails.  She has recently given up her car and is attempting to live a low carbon lifestyle.

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In The Community

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Chapter (Women Lawyer’s Forum, SOGIC, Business and Aboriginal Law)
  • Member, Solicitor’s Roster – ProBono B.C.
  • Chair (past), National Women Lawyers Forum, Canadian Bar Association

Year Of Call

  • British Columbia, 1995
  • Law Society of Upper Canada, 1991

Education

  • LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1989
  • B.A. (hons), Carleton University, 1986