Karrin Powys-Lybbe > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile
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Mergers & Acquisitions
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.
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(Leading individuals)
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.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Corporate and M&A
- Infrastructure projects
- Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas
- Energy and natural resources > Power
- Banking and finance
- Competition and antitrust
- Dispute resolution: Ontario
- Intellectual property
- International expertise
- Energy and natural resources > Mining
- Real estate
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Dispute resolution: Quebec
- Indigenous law
- Public procurement
- International trade
- Labour and employment
- Dispute Resolution
- Legal market overview