Sarah Newman

Associate Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2019

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Sarah is a dedicated lawyer in the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group. She is highly organized in her approach and focused on providing exceptional client service.

Sarah’s practice focuses primarily on corporate transactions, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions for clients of all sizes. Sarah also has experience with clients in the regulatory, energy and charity/not-for-profit sectors.

Professional Involvement


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association 

Representative Matters

Assisted in advising the shareholders of Suncoast Seafood Inc. and Raymond O’Neill & Son Fisheries Ltd. in connection with the disposition of their shares to ACON Equity Management, L.L.C., a U.S. private equity firm situated in Washington D.C., for $110 million.

Assisted in representing the shareholders of Riverside Lobster International Inc. in connection with its divestiture to Champlain Financial Corporation.

Assisted in representing the City of Guelph, Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. and Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. in connection with the amalgamation of Alectra Utilities Corporation.

Assisted in representing both Veridian Corporation and Whitby Hydro Energy Corporation in relation to their amalgamation to form Elexicon Corporation and its subsidiaries.


  • JD (Cum Laude), University of Ottawa, 2018
  • BA Hons. (First Class Honours), University of King’s College, 2015