David Randell


Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2




Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Ontario, 2005; Nova Scotia, 2017

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Legal Assistant(s): Kaeleigh Leeson

David has extensive experience across various industries including insurance, mining, media, energy, manufacturing and technology. He has acted as lead advisor for a number of noteworthy Canadian and international clients in a number of areas:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Acquisition and disposition of both public and private entities.
  • Corporate Finance: Short form public offerings and private placements for both issuers and underwriters including medium term notes, senior and subordinated debt, common and preferred shares and innovative capital structures for financial institutions. David has successfully completed more than 50 corporate finance transactions for private and public entities in a wide range of industries.
  • Corporate Governance: Advised and represented clients listed on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange on corporate governance and continuous disclosure matters. He has prepared internal disclosure policies, proxy circulars, AIFs, annual reports and other disclosure documentation.
  • Other: Regularly provided advice and negotiated complex commercial agreements in a variety of different industries including real estate, transportation and logistics, consumer products and construction and equipment.

Education & Career


Ivey Business School at Western Ontario, J.D. Irving Leadership Foundations Program, 2014
Ivey Business School at Western Ontario, J.D. Irving Leadership Strategic Communications Program
University of Toronto, JD, 2003
Mount Allison University, BA, 2000


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Governor, The Saint John Jeux Canada Games Foundation, Inc., 2015 – 2017
Director, Touchstone Academy, 2016 – 2017
Mentor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law Membership Mentor Program, 2009 – 2014