Karrin Powys-Lybbe > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Torys
79 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, SUITE 3000
BOX 270, TD CENTRE
TORONTO, ONTARIO
Canada

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions

Position

Karrin advises on some of the most sophisticated and high-profile M&A and securities transactions in Canada. With a rigorous, creative and practical approach, Karrin builds lasting relationships with her clients, guiding them through their long-term objectives and strategies.

Karrin is co-head of the firm’s M&A practice with a broad practice supporting clients across mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate finance and corporate governance. She is a long-time trusted advisor to many clients, including companies in the Brookfield group.

Karrin is the former managing partner of Torys’ New York office and a former member of Torys’ Executive Committee.

Career

Ontario, 1996

Memberships

Karrin is a member of the editorial board of the Canadian Lawyer magazine. She is a former member of the board of the Soulpepper Theatre Company.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Karrin Powys-LybbeTorys

Torys fields offices in Toronto, Calagry, Montreal and New York, demonstrating a tenacity for blockbuster M&A and buyout deals within the financial services, mining, consumer product, technology, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, life sciences and healthcare sectors. Market veteran John Emanoilidis demonstrates a long-standing track record in multi-billion dollar M&A, hostile takeover bids, proxy contests and going-private deals; he co-leads the team from Toronto alongside Karrin Powys-Lybbe, an expert in transactions, securities law, corporate governance and corporate finance, as well as Michael Amm, a lawyer with a first-rate reputation for M&A, strategic investment, securities offering, IPO and joint venture deals. Adrienne DiPaolo is an up-and-coming partner with experience in significant contested and negotiated deals while, over in Calgary, Janan Paskaran provides the group with considerable knowledge of energy, cannabis and agribusiness-related transactions.