Patrick M. Shea > McCarthy Tétrault > Montreal, Canada > Lawyer Profile

McCarthy Tétrault
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West
Suite 2500
Montréal QC H3B 0A2

Work Department

Corporate and M&A


Corporate/M&A/Private Equity partner. Patrick is co-head of the firm’s private equity group and he co-manages the firm’s relationships with U.S. law firms. His principal areas of expertise are mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate and commercial law. Patrick has acted for private equity, corporate and pension fund clients in Canadian, U.S. and international mergers and acquisitions across a wide range of industries and has represented numerous sponsors and investors in connection with the formation of and investments in private equity funds in Canada and abroad. He is the relationship partner for a number of Canadian clients and U.S. and international clients that operate in Canada, including public companies, small- and mid-sized businesses, private equity firms, hedge funds, investment banks and entrepreneurs. Patrick was an associate at a top New York City law firm for the first five years of his career.


New York Bar, 2000; Quebec Bar, 2007.


Patrick is fluent in English and French.