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Geoff Cowper-Smith


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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4231
Fax:   416.979.1234

Geoff Cowper-Smith is an associate at Goodmans.  He has a corporate/commercial law practice with a focus on private company arrangements and information technology related transactions. Geoff’s experience has exposed him to a variety of clients in connection with:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate financings and reorganizations
  • information technology related arrangements including licensing of software, hardware and other intellectual property
  • outsourcing of information technology and other services
  • negotiating software licencing arrangements
  • private equity, including new company venture capital investment
  • public-private partnerships
  • going-private transactions
  • cross-border private placements
  • bought deal financings

In addition to transactional work, Geoff also advises several of Goodmans’ clients on an ongoing basis on general legal issues relating to their businesses. Prior to completing his law degree at the University of Western Ontario, Geoff founded and operated an information technology consulting company.

Geoff is a vice-chair of the board of directors and sits on the governance committee for Unison Health and Community Services, a not-for profit community health care and services centre.

Education University of Western Ontario (J.D., 2009)
University of Waterloo (B.A. (Honours) Arts and Business, 2003)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Upper Canada

Year of Call

2010 Ontario