Joseph Garcia practises in the securities and commercial areas in the Vancouver office. Joesph’s practice includes all types of merger and acquisition and corporate finance transactions including public and private equity financings, take-over and issuer bids, independent counsel to investment dealers and boards of directors, and all regulatory and stock exchange compliance work. He also has extensive experience in share and asset acquisitions and divestitures and shareholders’ agreements.
Joseph’s clients are primarily in the life sciences and technology sectors, and he has extensive knowledge of these industries and the contractual arrangements and key participants in each of them. He has acted for issuers, underwriters and venture capitalists in respect of many transactions throughout the world.
Prior to his career in law, Joseph worked in corporate finance with a national underwriter and in clinical research with a large pharmaceutical company.
Joseph is a member of the board of directors of LifeSciences BC. He has been recognized as a leading Canadian lawyer in The Canadian Legal Expert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.