Name: Adil Hirji
Firm Name: Burstall LLP
Country: Canada
Expertise: Private Equity Law

Telephone: (403) 513-2647
Fax: (403) 266-6016
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Adil Hirji is our exclusively recommended Private Equity Law expert in Canada on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Adil directly using the contact details listed above.

Adil practices corporate, commercial and securities law with a focus on corporate finance, public and private equity and debt offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.  His practice also involves advising issuers on TSX, TSX Venture and CSE listings, including in connection with initial public offerings, reverse takeovers and qualifying transactions.  With respect to mergers and acquisitions, Adil has advised clients on a range of complex transactions including plans of arrangement, amalgamations, restructuring transactions and takeovers. Adil also has experience advising issuers on corporate and commercial legal matters, continuous disclosure, corporate governance, and banking transactions.  He has experience assisting public and private companies in all stages of the business lifecycle.

Adil received his Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Finance from Dalhousie University. During his undergraduate degree, Mr. Hirji spent a semester in the United Kingdom, as well as a semester in China on an internship. Adil received his LL.B (Honours) from the University of Durham and completed the Canadian accreditation examinations. Adil also completed the Canadian Securities Course certification.

Adil joined Burstall LLP as a articling student in 2017 and became an associate upon being called to the Alberta Bar in 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Adil worked for the TSX Venture Exchange in the Listings/Capital Formation Group. Prior thereto, Adil operated a small business and has also worked for investment banks in a variety of roles including Corporate Finance and Oil & Gas Research.

Adil Hirji is a member of the Council of Champions of the Calgary Public Library Foundation Board of Directors and a member of the West Island College Alumni Advisory Board.

Firm Overview:

Burstall LLP is a boutique law firm with a client-focused approach to better serve your needs and the needs of your business. Our size and expertise allows us to respond to a variety of complex business problems with integrated legal solutions, without losing the human touch that has made our firm a success in Calgary for nearly 50 years.

We take pride in delivering high-quality and cost-effective legal services, directed and managed by a principal lawyer who understands and appreciates your goals. This practical and personal approach maximises our efficiency and minimises your costs as we deliver tailored legal solutions.

The size of our firm ensures lawyer accessibility and personal client contact. Relationships are the foundation of our business model and the cornerstone of providing high-quality legal advice and services. Our clients are at varying stages of development and from a variety of different backgrounds. By actively listening and engaging we are able to better understand their needs and aspirations. Whether you are seeking new capital to break into the marketplace, orchestrating a complex merger, or need advice on an exit strategy that will pave the way for your next business venture, Burstall LLP has the tools to help you along the way.

The lawyers in our firm are of the highest calibre and we possess skills, training, and professional experience that distinguish us in our respective practice areas. We share an uncompromising dedication to professional excellence based on specialisation, innovation, and practicality, and a commitment to exceptional client service that results in many long-term client relationships.

Burstall LLP enjoys an excellent reputation in the legal and business communities, for its integrity and competence of service in all areas of its practice. Through active participation in community and charitable organisations, as well as contributions to professional and business associations, we ensure continuous contact with the constantly changing business environment in Calgary and beyond.

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