Partner announcement

WeirFoulds welcomes Private Equity Partner Carleigh Bassett

April 8, 2022

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that Carleigh Bassett has rejoined WeirFoulds as a partner in its Private Equity Practice Group, effective March 28, 2022. As the newest addition to the partnership, Carleigh brings with her a wealth of experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer who has worked in both private practice and in-house roles.

Carleigh began her legal career at WeirFoulds where she worked as an associate in the private equity group from 2015-2020. In 2020 she moved to an international accounting firm as a senior commercial lawyer on their in-house legal team, where she assisted with merger transactions as well as day to day contract negotiations and governance matters.

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For more than 160 years, the lawyers of WeirFoulds have been proud to serve our clients in their most difficult and complex matters. We are the firm of choice for discerning clients within our core areas of practice: (1) Litigation; (2) Corporate; (3) Property; and (4) Government Law. Within these core areas, as well as key sub-specialties, we address highly sophisticated legal challenges. We have acted in some of Canada's most significant mandates and have represented clients in many landmark cases. Reflecting the firm's focus, our lawyers are consistently recognized as leaders in their chosen areas of practice and in the profession at large.

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Carleigh Bassett

WeirFoulds LLP

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University of Toronto

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