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Goodmans LLP

Information Technology

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What the team is known for

Prestigious Toronto-based firm well known for acting for technology suppliers, government entities and service providers on a range of IT-related M&A and outsourcing transactions. Also known for its strength in IT-related litigation and regulatory work. Strong track record advising clients on early-stage investments in the technology sector.

Strengths

One client stated: "Every person I interact with provides value and insight," noting the group's "fast response times."

Another source highlighted the firm's "forward-thinking" lawyers, adding: "They are very practical and they understand our business and the market we operate in."

Work highlights

Assisted Interac with its acquisition of Ottawa-based cybersecurity company 2Keys.

Notable practitioners

Peter Ruby is well regarded by industry sources for the strength of his technology litigation practice. An interviewee commented: "Peter is fantastic: very calm, measured and considered."

Richard Corley "really is a stellar lawyer - the whole package of business and legal advice in one," according to one interviewee. His expansive knowledge of IT law includes complex issues of procurement and outsourcing.

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Overview

To assist clients in the technology sector, Goodmans brings together our acknowledged expertise in corporate/commercial, private equity, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing, licensing, intellectual property, privacy, regulatory and media, tax, litigation, human resources, corporate restructuring and administrative law. Our Technology Group is a cohesive unit of experienced professionals dedicated to serving the unique requirements of the technology sector.

Goodmans understands the technology business. Our lawyers know its special needs; its high-energy and fast tempo; its underlying technologies; its risks and unlimited opportunities. We help our clients to capitalize on those opportunities while managing the inherent risks all in a creative, flexible and efficient manner. Goodmans works with all manner of clients involved in the technology sector including: public and private companies (from start-ups to late stage); angel, venture capital, private equity, family office and institutional investors; entrepreneurs and technology professionals; lenders; and governmental agencies. We use a multi-disciplinary approach to provide our clients with timely, creative and practical legal and business advice to assist them in navigating the sometimes turbulent and fast moving technology waters.



Members

Corley, Richard (Head of Department)

Goodman, Allan (Head of Department)

Ruby, Peter (Head of Department)

Firsten, Jamie

Jacobson, Tamryn

McAlister, Monique

Partridge, Michael

Information Technology Department

Goodmans LLP

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Department location

Bay Adelaide Centre

333 Bay Centre, Suite 3400

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

M5H 2S7

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Information Technology


Richard Corley
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