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Shahir Guindi, Ad E

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Shahir is the firm's national Co-Chair and a member of the firm’s Partnership Board. He was Managing Partner of the Montréal office for 7 years prior to becoming national Co-Chair. Shahir is the Chair of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal. He has over 25 years of experience and is a recognized advisor in M&A, private equity and corporate finance. His private equity and venture capital experience includes advising funds on their domestic and cross-border portfolio investments and divestitures and on their fund formations. Shahir acts for a number of the country’s most successful technology and biotechnology companies.


National Co-Chair and a member of firm’s Partnership Board. Managing partner of Montréal office for 7 years. Recognized by numerous publications as leading Canadian corporate lawyer.

Professional Memberships

Business Development Bank of Canada

GFL Environmental Inc.

Jubilant Draxis


"What public-style private deals mean for buyers and sellers", Update: Sep 17, 2018

"How PE buyers can stand out in an auction process", Update: Aug 8, 2018

"Co-investment: Why Canadian GPs should take note of SEC’s guidance", Update: Apr 30, 2018


McGill University, LL.B.

McGill University, B.C.L.