Partner in Osler’s Corporate/M&A Group and Chambers ranked in these areas. Noralee’s practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, board governance, securities compliance and public and private placement financings. Her clients are primarily in the oil & gas sector and related industries and often include special committees. Noralee has been lead lawyer in several mergers, friendly, hostile and involving related parties, and on contested proxy battles. Recently she has been engaged in several strategic mandates relating to transformational, taking private or restructuring transactions. She has been lead partner on IPOs, back-door listings and debt offerings in Canada, as well as sophisticated cross-border entities, mergers and financings. She has experience in negotiating and documenting the capitalization of start-up companies including private equity funding. Noralee assists many companies in the review of corporate governance policies and their compliance with securities regulations in the normal course and serves as a board member or corporate secretary for several companies.