Sean Vanderpol

Sean Vanderpol Partner

Sean Vanderpol


  • University of Victoria (LL.B. 1999)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2002
Representative Work
  • Shopify Inc. in its US$657M public offering of Class A subordinate voting shares.
  • Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc., in its initial public offering and secondary offering for total gross proceeds of approximately C$150M.
  • Hudson’s Bay Company, as counsel, in connection with the US$500M equity investment by Rhône Capital, the US$850M sale of the Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue Flagship Building to WeWork, and a series of strategic transactions, including agreements to lease retail space within select HBC department stores.
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  • Chambers Canada 2018 as an “Up and Coming” lawyer in Corporate/Commercial - Ontario.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Mid-Market, Corporate Finance & Securities, Corporate Commercial Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2018 as Highly Regarded in Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets: Debt and Capital Markets: Equity.
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