Julie Brennan

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Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2023 

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  • Bio
  • Professional Involvement
  • Representative Matters
  • Selected Publications
  • Insights
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Julie is dedicated to providing outstanding client service. She collaborates with clients to find solutions that achieve the desired result for their complex transactions.

Julie is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group. Her practice focuses on a broad range of corporate/commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and corporate governance.

Julie summered and articled with Aird & Berlis prior to joining the firm as an associate.

Professional Involvement


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Representative Matters

Advised Phillips Foods Inc., a U.S.-based global processor and distributor of branded seafood products, in the acquisition of the assets of South Shore Seafoods Group of Companies, a Canadian seafood processor and distributor.

Selected Publications

Author, "UN Criticizes France’s Ban on Athletes Wearing Headscarves at the Olympics," The Spotlight, October 3, 2023.

Co-Author, "ESG Initiatives Take Hold in Banking Sector," Aird & Berlis LLP, April 18, 2023. 

Co-Author, "Tech Lending: Types of Debt for SaaS Providers," Aird & Berlis LLP, March 23, 2023. 

Co-Author, "Tech Lending: How to Register Security Interests in IP," Aird & Berlis LLP, March 14, 2023. 

Co-Author, "Tech Lending: Software as a Service," Aird & Berlis LLP, February 23, 2023.

Co-Author, "Tech Lending: Due Diligence Issues," Aird & Berlis LLP, February 16, 2023. 

Co-Author, "Tech Lending: Why Are Tech Companies So Hard to Value?," Aird & Berlis LLP, February 9, 2023.

Co-Author, "Tech Lending: What Are IP Assets?," Aird & Berlis LLP, February 9, 2023.


  • JD, Western University, 2022
  • B.Comm, McGill University, 2018