Title: Commercial law


David A. Allard



David Allard

Firm: Lawson Lundell LLP
Address:Suite 1600 Cathedral Place
925 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L2
Phone:+604 631 9108
Fax:+604 641 2813
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David practices primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance and securities law. David has extensive experience focused on advising private and public company clients on transactional and general corporate commercial matters, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, as well as corporate governance issues and regulatory and stock exchange compliance.

Recognition and Ranking

* Best Lawyers in Canada: recognized for corporate law and mergers & acquisitions
* Lexpert Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada: recognized for corporate commercial law
* Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory:
- most frequently recommended as a Leading Practitioner for corporate commercial law
- consistently recommended as a Leading Practitioner for corporate mid-market law
* Martindale-Hubbell International Law Directory: BV Peer Review rated


Languages: English
Joined the Law Firm in: 1990


Areas of Practice


  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Forestry
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities


Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

David has represented and worked closely with significant businesses in a variety of industries, including forestry, biotechnology, financial services and retail, as well as with emerging growth companies and entrepreneurs. Major representative transactional work includes the sale and purchase of numerous large scale manufacturing and processing operations and businesses; multijurisdictional structured sale transactions; private equity and venture capital investments; convertible debt financings; early stage financings and corporate restructuring transactions and proceedings.

Professional Associations

World Services Group - North American Regional Council Member
International Bar Association, Member
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Editorial Board Member

Bar Admission

British Columbia (1987)



University of British Columbia (LL.B., 1986)
University of Oxford (B.C.L., 1988)