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Vanessa Yee is building a legal practice focused on capital markets and securities law. Her practice encompasses a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings and public offerings. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities law regulatory matters, including continuous disclosure obligations.

Vanessa joined McMillan as a summer student and completed her articles with the Firm before returning as an associate.



Representative Matters

  • Acted for BGP Acquisition Corp. (NEO), a special purpose acquisition corporation, in respect of its initial public offering for gross proceeds of US$115 million.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Insolvency Institute of Canada Prize in Insolvency Studies
  • Prize in Insolvency Restructuring, Queen’s Law

Community Involvement

  • First Generation Network, Mentor

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Queen’s Elder Law Clinic, Student Caseworker
  • Pro Bono Students Canada, Queen’s University Chapter

Education & Admissions

2021
Called to the British Columbia bar
2020
J.D.Queen’s University, Faculty of Law
2017
B. Com (Hons.)Queen’s University, Smith School of Business

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The Next Phase of Canadian Cannabis: What to Expect in 2019 and Beyond

On June 14, 2019, Health Canada unveiled its Final Regulations for New Cannabis Products

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Jun 21, 2019