Geoff Schneider

Associate

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Office: Winnipeg

Main: (204) 957-4682

Fax: (204) 957-2098

Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (2016)
  • JD (Manitoba, 2015)
  • BA (Honours) in economics (Manitoba, 2013)
  • BA in English and philosophy (Manitoba, 2010)

Geoff practises in the business law department with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and commercial matters. He has experience in advising private corporations and shareholders on the purchase and sale of businesses, shareholder and partnership agreements, corporate finance, regulatory matters, commercial leasing matters and corporate structuring, organizational and governance matters.

  • Represented Amenity Health Care LP in numerous pharmacy acquisitions throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia
  • Represented Amenity Health Care LP in its sale to TorQuest Partners
  • Counsel to Amenity Holdings Inc. with respect to ongoing mergers and acquisition matters, corporate organizational and regulatory matters throughout Western Canada
  • Represented a U.S. based privately held multinational food and agribusiness company in connection with its cross-border acquisition of an Alberta based inputs retailer and agronomy service provider
  • Represented the purchaser of liquids pipelines and related facilities in southern Manitoba and southwest Saskatchewan for $1.075 billion
  • Regular counsel to dentists in connection with the purchase and sale of dental practices
  • Board of Directors, S.P.I.K.E. Inc. (Special People in Kildonan East) (2016-present)
  • Volunteer, Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic (2013-2015)
  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Students’ Association (2013-2014)
  • Second Year Representative, Manitoba Law Students Association (2013-2014)

Memberships

  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Faculty of Arts Dean’s Honour List (2007-2013)
  • Kevin D. Toyne Prize in Legal Philosophy (2008)