John Alsbergas is a capital markets lawyer with a growing practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, public and private financing, initial public offerings, startups and emerging companies as well as venture capital. He also provides ongoing advice to issuers regarding securities regulatory compliance, stock exchange matters, continuous disclosure obligations and general corporate law.

As his primary focus, John advises companies in the technology sector, including companies developing new technologies for weapons detection as well as security and defence. He also works with startups and established companies in life sciences and pharmaceuticals, natural resources and the rapidly evolving cannabis sector.

Rankings & Recognition

  • David L. Johnston Prize in Securities Regulation, Western Law – 2018
  • Dean’s Honour List, Western Law – 2017
  • Dean of Law Entrance Scholarship, Western Law – 2015

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association

Education & Admissions

Called to the British Columbia bar
Canadian Securities CourseCanadian Securities Institute
JDWestern University
BA (High Distinction)Wilfrid Laurier University