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Loopstra Nixon Congratulates New Partner Althea Yip

January 1, 2024

Loopstra Nixon is proud to congratulate Althea Yip on becoming a partner.

Althea Yip is a member of the firm’s corporate-commercial, cross-border, and tax practice groups.

Althea practices transactional and general corporate-commercial law with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, reorganizations, in-bound and ex-bound business expansions, debt and equity financing, commercial contracts, and general corporate governance. Althea regularly advises Canadian and international entrepreneurs and businesses (including start-ups, midmarket businesses, family businesses, and multinational private corporations) in a wide range of industries concerning strategic acquisitions, exit strategies, tax-driven reorganizations and intergenerational transfers, corporate development, regulatory compliance, risk management and corporate finance matters.

Althea graduated from the JD/MBA joint degree program at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business, York University. Before her post-graduate studies, Althea attended the University of Western Ontario’s Health Sciences (Honours) Program, graduating with a double major in health sciences and philosophy.

She is licenced to practice law in Canada (Ontario) and the United States (New York). In addition, she has completed the In-Depth Tax Program (2019 – 2022) at the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).

Althea is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. She enjoys reading, trying out new restaurants, and attending musicals and symphonies in her spare time.

For more about Althea click here.

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Loopstra Nixon is a full-service Canadian business and public law firm dedicated to serving clients involved in business and finance, litigation and dispute resolution, municipal, land use planning and development, and commercial real estate.

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