Rochelle Perera


Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2012

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  • Bio
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Professional Involvement
  • Selected Speaking Engagements
  • Education

Rochelle provides clear, pragmatic and efficient legal advice to emerging and established companies on transactional and day-to-day commercial matters. She enjoys the fast-paced nature of her practice and is committed to delivering practical and responsive solutions that align with her clients' goals and interests. Rochelle also leverages her professional network to facilitate strategic relationships for her clients.

Rochelle is a Partner in the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group and a member of the Startups & Emerging Companies Group. Her practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, franchise, venture capital and corporate finance. Rochelle advises clients across a variety of sectors, with an emphasis on technology, cannabis, alcohol and gaming, franchise, health professionals and commercial real estate. 

Rochelle is affiliated with, and acts as a mentor for, various tech startups and incubators in Toronto and Waterloo, Ontario.

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in Corporate Law 

Professional Involvement


  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association

Selected Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Protecting Your Business: Legal & Financial Strategies," The Sessions – Elevating Entrepreneurs, Toronto, February 4, 2019.


  • JD, Bond University, 2011
  • BA (Double Major in English and Forensic Science), University of Toronto, 2009