Chad Bayne

Partner, Corporate, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Chad Bayne

Partner, Corporate, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Biography

Chad practises corporate and securities law with a focus on mergers and
acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate/commercial matters in the
technology sector. He advises clients in connection with a variety of
transactions including acquisitions and divestitures, venture capital and
private equity financings, joint ventures, strategic alliances and initial
public offerings. As a founder and Co-Chair of Osler’s Emerging
Companies Practice Group, he also advises various emerging companies
operating in the information technology, biotechnology, cleantech and
industrial technology sectors as well as the venture capital funds and
investors that finance them.
Chad has a wide range of industry-related experience in the information
technology sector. He was seconded to the legal department of the
Canadian subsidiary of a major computer hardware supplier. Further,
before becoming a lawyer, he worked as both a software and hardware
designer and also founded his own software design and consulting
company.
Chad leverages his industry-related experience and computer engineering
education to provide tailored advice to technology sector companies in
connection with their M&A opportunities, investors in connection with
their technology sector investment opportunities and emerging
technology companies in connection with their day-to-day activities.