Harriette is a partner in the firm's business law group, with a focus in mergers and acquisitions. She has experience working on both domestic and cross-border commercial transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, private equity offerings, and corporate reorganizations. Harriette is also a member of the firm's banking and financial services group, and has worked with both lenders and borrowers on secured lending transactions, acquisition and project financings, securitizations and participations.
In addition to her transactional practice, Harriette enjoys working with entrepreneurial clients starting or looking to grow their businesses, providing advice relating to structure and organization, financing considerations, shareholder and partnership arrangements, and key operating contracts.
Harriette is co-chair of the firm's associates' committee.
MARCH 20 2020
COVID-19 and Performance of Contractual Obligations
As the global community works to respond to the challenges presented by the spread of COVID-19, many Canadian businesses have been impacted by market and supply chain disruptions, as well as government mandated travel and business restrictions. This article considers the utility of force majeure clauses in commercial contracts, and whether COVID-19 may be invoked as an excuse to non-perform, or delay the performance of, contractual obligations.
- Called to the Ontario Bar, 2015
- Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D., 2014
- York University, B.A., 2011