Barbara R.C. Doherty
Name: Barbara Doherty
Firm Name: Miller Thomson LLP
Country: Canada
Expertise: Corporate Law

Telephone: 4165958621
Fax: 4165958695
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

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

Barbara has a broad corporate / commercial practice with specialties in securities, capital markets, corporate finance, and M&A.

She is actively involved in dispute resolution, settling, and providing support in prosecuting litigious matters. She works with both Canadian and international clients.

Barbara has acted for issuers, controlling shareholders, independent committees, and registrants. She has experience with transactions relating to corporate acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganisations with securities, regulatory, competition, and Investment Canada implications.

Barbara has a wealth of experience in mergers and acquisitions. Barb’s strength is her ability to lead a service team dedicated to helping clients plan, orchestrate, and successfully implement complex transactions within time-sensitive, regulated environments.

Barbara led the firm’s team that completed one of the first mergers and acquisitions of two mutual fund dealers regulated by the MFDA.

She also led the corporate / commercial and specialty team of 25 lawyers advising on the design, build, finance, and operation of the first public-private hospital facility in Ontario. Barbara was appointed as External Counsel to the Ontario Power Authority and led the firm’s service team with a mandate to provide corporate / commercial legal services to support the development of conservation and demand management programs.

Barbara has acted on private placements and prospectus offerings for both foreign and domestic registrants and issuers including investment funds and government agencies. These offerings consist of various equity and debt instruments.

She has also acted on exempt and non-exempt takeover bids for offerors, targets, controlling shareholders, and dealers.