Aimee Halfyard Partner Co-Chair of Global Tech

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2020 - British Columbia

Year of Call: 2014 - Ontario

Year of Call: 2006 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 604-891-2280

Fax: +1 604-683-3558


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Primary office:  Vancouver

Aimee Halfyard

Aimee Halfyard is the Co-Chair of Global Tech and a partner in Gowling WLG's Business Law Group in the Vancouver office. Her practice focuses primarily on private mergers & acquisitions, private equity, corporate commercial transactions and corporate governance.

Aimee advises multinational corporations, private equity funds, and start-up companies in various sectors on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border corporate transactional matters, including asset and share acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, and spin-offs.

Immediately prior to joining Gowling WLG, Aimee was the general counsel of a global technology company headquartered in Vancouver, where she gained valuable hands-on experience advising the executive and business teams on long-term strategic planning.

Aimee is a creative thinker and understands the need to find legal solutions that balance business risks and opportunities.

Aimee is a member of the Board of Directors of ENSERVA.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2016

    • Community
      Mentor, Law Society of Alberta Mentor Connect and Mentor Express Program (2016-Present)
  • 2014

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2006

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2005

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, LLB
  • 2001

    • Education
      University of Victoria, BA, Humanities with Distinction


  • Canadian Bar Association

Representative Work

Lateral deals from the last three years:

Aimee has advised Canadian, US, and international private equity funds and privately held companies on acquisitions, investments and joint ventures involving public and private Canadian companies, including representing:

  • Appnovation Technologies Holding Corporation in a Series B investment from Canadian Business Growth Fund, Business Growth Fund and Export Development Canada
  • A consortium of private equity investors comprising of Alliance Consumer Growth, LLC, Eurazeo SE and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund in a minority investment in Herschel Supply Co.
  • A US private equity firm investment in a Canadian health food company.
  • Appnovation Technologies Holding Corporation in a Series A investment from Canadian Business Growth Fund and Business Growth Fund
  • A Canadian software development company in the sale of an asset to a US software developer
  • A Canadian private equity fund in a merger of a portfolio wellness Company with a US-based wellness company

Client work