Ivan Boiarski Associate

Speaks:  English, French, Russian

Year of Call: 2019 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 905-540-3245

Fax: +1 905-528-5833

Email: ivan.boiarski@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Hamilton

Ivan Boiarski

Ivan Boiarski is an associate in Gowling WLG's Hamilton office and a member of the Corporate Commercial Group. He advises private sector clients of all sizes — from startups to multinationals — in respect of all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on M&A, corporate organization and restructuring, and private equity.

Ivan leverages cutting-edge legal technology and one of Canada's most robust legal precedent databases to deliver precise results while maximising client value through efficiency.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Ivan practiced at a national law firm in Toronto and a global law firm in Dubai, where he concentrated on private company work with a focus on domestic and cross-border M&A. While acting on matters governed by Canadian, British, American, UAE, and free zone law, Ivan advised some of the world's prominent tech companies on various corporate and commercial issues.

Ivan is a commercially-aware and business-minded advisor who puts forward client service and responsiveness to help his clients achieve their goals.

Ivan provides services in English, French, and Russian.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2017

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD (Common Law)
  • 2016

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, LLL (Civil Law)
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, BA

Representative Work

  • A global cryptocurrency exchange in the relocation of its HQ to the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
  • A global oil company in the DIFC aspects of the sale and allotment of shares as part of a joint venture with a major Asian oil company.
  • A developer of software for automotive retailers, in connection with its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding shares of a leader in conversational commerce for the automotive industry.
  • A leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining industry, in connection with its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding shares of a provider of wireless connectivity solutions for mining.
  • A veterinary medicine practice, in connection with its acquisition of shares and partnership interests of six veterinary clinics carrying on business in the Greater Toronto Area valued at C$52M.
  • A private equity firm affiliated to a Schedule 1 bank, in connection with its acquisition of shares and assets of a tech company.
  • A major loyalty solutions provider, in connection with its merger with a competitor.
  • A US-based casino manager and operator, in connection with its expansion into Canada by acquisition of casinos.
  • A major agricultural company, in connection with the acquisition of substantially all assets valued at C$320M as part of winding down the Canadian business of a competitor.
  • An automotive dealership in connection with the sale of the majority of shares of the business.
  • A US based staffing company, in connection with its all-cash purchase of the shares of a business providing JavaScript software services, consulting, designing, and developing enterprise-grade mobile and web applications.
  • A Canadian insurance company, in connection with the sale of the shares of a subsidiary.
  • An international oil and gas conglomerate, in connection with the North American and Latin American restructuring.
  • An international pharmaceutical company, in connection with the Canadian portion of the global restructuring in preparation of the sale of the entire business following the filing of a bankruptcy proceeding.