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Susan Norman

Partner

Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower St.
St. John’s, N.L.
A1C 6K3

+1.709.570.8831

+1.709.722.4565

snorman@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Newfoundland and Labrador, 1999

Legal Assistant(s): Rachel Morris

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

Susan specializes in advising on mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, financings, tax planned corporate reorganizations and commercial agreements. She has worked extensively in the mining, oil and gas, construction and information technology sectors. She works with clients on a broad range of issues including incorporating new companies, drafting contracts, reviewing lease agreements, preparing franchise and license agreements and securing financing.

Susan has extensive experience advising clients in relation to option agreements, joint venture agreements, royalty agreements and aboriginal partnership agreements. She has extensive experience in advising early-stage and established players, together with investors, on shareholders’ agreements and corporate governance, share options, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, she has an large client base that relies on her for advice on commercial services contracts and cloud-related contracts such as SaaS agreements, together with software licensing and related intellectual property commercialization contracts.

Her clients include:

  • oil refinery owners
  • construction companies
  • engineering services companies
  • educational institutions
  • financial institutions
  • healthcare facilities
  • small business owners
  • software companies

Education & Career

Education

University of Western Ontario, LL.B., 1998
University of Western Ontario, B.Sc., 1995

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Board of Directors, Newfoundland Association of Technological Industries (NATI)
Dancer, Irish step dancing, hip hop, jazz and modern dance classes and performances

Accolades

Best Lawyers: Intellectual Property Law, 2012 – 2020
Best Lawyers: Entertainment Law, 2013 – 2020

 
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