BComm (Hon)(Manitoba), JD (Toronto), of the Bar of Ontario
Rory Ffrench is an associate lawyer with Blakes LLP. His practice covers a wide set of corporate and commercial matters with a primary focus on transactions involving mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations. He advises purchasers, vendors and targets on domestic and international transactions as well as on various forms of investments and exits. He provides legal services to a broad range of clients, from large financial institutions, retailers and manufacturing companies to entrepreneurs, start-ups and venture capital funds.
In 2014, Mr. Ffrench completed a secondment in the Amsterdam office of a major international law firm where he worked on a number of multi-jurisdictional merger and acquisition transactions. In addition, Rory previously completed a secondment at a foreign investment bank where he was engaged on a variety of corporate and securities matters.
Prior to joining Blakes, he worked in the financial advisory group of one of the big four accounting firms and was principally focused on business valuations, financial analysis and the provision of private transaction services.