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Wendy Lee

604.891.3608

dwl@kkbl.com

VCARD: Wendy Lee


Assistant

Grace Ngo | gdn@kkbl.com



Bar admissions

British Columbia (1985)


Education

University of British Columbia, BA—Honours (1979)

University of Toronto, LLB (1983)

 
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Professional Experience

Wendy advises clients as a member of the Securities / Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions Team. She enjoys applying creative problem solving skills and logistical talents to plan and complete challenging client transactions.

Wendy works with reporting issuers listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, and Canadian Securities Exchange that have been engaged in a variety of businesses. Her clients work in a wide variety of industries, including mineral exploration in North America, South America, Asia and Africa; oil and gas exploration in Europe, North America and Asia; computer software development, biotechnology, forest products, technology‑based products, real estate development, retail, and cannabis.­­­­­ She has particular experience advising clients on:

  • Securities offerings

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Corporate governance

  • Ongoing securities and corporate regulatory compliance

  • General corporate and commercial matters

Wendy also has extensive experience with Canada‑U.S. cross border securities transactions and mergers and acquisitions. She is consistently recognized as distinguished in her field by Martindale-Hubbell.

RECENT WORK

  • Planned and completed numerous successful public company business combinations, acquisitions and spin‑outs by way of plans of arrangement, reverse takeovers, or takeover bids

  • Extensive experience in equity and debt securities offerings by way of private placement or prospectus and stock exchange listings

  • Preparing complex commercial agreements, including purchase and sale agreements, arrangement agreements, and mining joint venture and option agreements

  • Acted for software development company in its sale to DELL Canada Inc.

  • Advised project company in P3 project development of Canada Line


pROFESSIONAL & cOMMUNITY iNVOLVEMENT

Wendy contributes to her profession and community in the following ways:

  • Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Branch

    • Women Lawyers Forum - Past Executive Member

    • Mentor

    • Awards Committee

  • Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre, Board of Directors

    • Nominations Committee Member

    • Fundraising Committee Member

  • The University Women’s Club of Vancouver at Hycroft

    • Finance Committee Member

    • Nominations Committee Member

Wendy has also written articles on securities law topics for various publications, including:

  • British Columbia Continuing Legal Education

  • International Law Practicum (New York State Bar Association)

  • Northwest Securities Institute (Washington and Oregon State Bar Associations)

  • North American Corporate Lawyer (Federated Press)