Leading Adviser 2019

Acquisition International - Leading Adviser 2019 61 Jul19654 Acquisition International - Issue 11 15 Jul19654 Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada’s leading national law firms with close to 550 lawyers. Supporting the firm is one of Miller Thomson’s senior partners, Barbara Doherty, is undoubtedly one of the best, advising foreign companies with their direct investment and establishing business in Canada. Discover why she is one of 2019’s best leading advisers and cross-border lawyers. ounded in 1957, Miller Thomson has been offering Canadian and international businesses premier legal advice for over sixty years. The firm work in a wide variety of industries, from agribusiness to automotive, from healthcare to hospitality, and entertainment to energy and natural resources. At the heart of Miller Thomson’s continued success is Barbara Doherty, senior partner in the business law group in Toronto. As a senior business law partner, Barbara has led projects that demanded large teams of lawyers in leading-edge transactions, including cross- border mergers and acquisitions in regulated industries. Providing general counsel advice to local and international clients, Barbara is a trusted partner who is actively involved with advising foreign companies on their work in Canada. Offering a broad-based corporate and commercial practice, Barbara specialises in equity and debt finance, mergers and acquisitions, investment funds, asset management, and public-private partnerships. Boasting a wealth of experience, her strengths lie in leading a service team dedicated to helping clients plan, orchestrate and successfully implement complex transactions within time- sensitive regulated environments. Barbara was responsible for leading a team that successfully completed one of the first mergers and acquisitions of two mutual fund dealers regulated by the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA). She also led a corporate, commercial and specialty team of 25 lawyers, who advised on the designing, building, financing and operation of the first public private hospital facility in Ontario. This intelligent legal mind has also acted on all sides of cases, working on private placement and prospectus offerings for both foreign and domestic registrants and issuers, including investment funds and government agencies. This unique trait, to have worked on both sides of legal cases, puts Barbara in the ideal position to handle any case that comes her way. In the financial sector, Barbara’s work has allowed to act on exempt and non-exempt takeover bids for offerors, targets, controlling shareholders and dealers. Not content to simply offer unrivalled experience and expertise in business law, Barbara also operates with excellence in firm management. She has chaired and co-chaired both the Securities and Business Law groups, at national and local levels. Barbara is also active in mentoring and creating business development tools that are designed to assist young lawyers in identifying, pursuing and servicing their best client relationships and opportunities. Not A Trusted Partner Delivering Results F only delivering quality legal advice in her own generation, Barbara is actively investing in the next generation of legal minds. What makes Barbara so successful in the field of business law is her enhanced capabilities, depth, and resources in key areas of expertise. More than ever, this Canadian firm are exceptionally well- positioned to assist domestic and international decision-makers with all their legal needs, and Barbara is always on hand as an incredibly trusted advisor. Company: Miller Thomson LLP Contact: Barbara Doherty Website: www.millerthomson.com/en/ “...commercial and specialty team of 25 lawyers, who advised on the designing, building, financing and operation of the first public private hospital facility in Ontario.” Leading Complex C oss-Border Transactions Lawyer of the Year, Ontario

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