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Ishita Kashyap


Ishita is an experienced capital markets lawyer with a practice focused on corporate finance, mergers and ‎acquisitions and general corporate transactions. She frequently advises clients across a variety of ‎industries including technology, mining and healthcare. ‎

Ishita’s practice spans a variety of corporate and securities law matters including private placement ‎financings, public offerings, stock exchange listings, reverse takeovers, corporate governance matters ‎and continuous disclosure requirements. Earlier in her career, Ishita gained international and cross border ‎experience practicing at a full service national law firm in New Delhi, India for several years. During this ‎time, she represented global issuers, security holders and underwriters on domestic and foreign initial ‎public offerings and other equity and debt capital raising transactions. Many of these transactions ‎involved novel features and creative pathways through India’s securities laws. ‎

As a young member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Charity and Not for Profit Law Section in 2020, she ‎led an initiative to introduce Charity Law courses across law schools in Ontario.‎

Bar admissionsOntario, 2021
  • NCA Certificate of Qualification, 2021‎
  • JD, ILS Law College, Pune ‎University, Maharashtra, India, 2012‎
  • Diplomas in Corporate Laws, ‎Business Laws and Mergers and ‎Acquisitions, Asian School of Cyber ‎Laws, Maharashtra, India, 2008-2009‎
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Publications and media

  • “Eye-popping Canadian Billion Dollar Damage Award May Shift the M&A Landscape”, Deal Points, ‎Volume XXVII, Issue 1, Winter 2022‎
  • ‎“Capital Markets: 2022 Legal Year in Review”, Lexology, February 1, 2023‎

Community Involvement

  • Icing smiles, Inc., United states– Board of Director

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, India ‎