Catherine Gibson is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Vancouver office.  She is a business lawyer with a practice that focusses on corporate/commercial and real estate matters.

Catherine has over 20 years' experience providing strategic advice to her clients in a broad range of commercial matters, including:

  • mergers, acquisitions and sales
  • corporate finance and lending
  • office, retail and industrial leasing
  • real estate development
  • joint ventures, partnerships and corporate reorganization

She represents clients involved in a wide variety of industries including developers, municipalities, public health authorities, forest product companies, restauranteurs, secured lenders, asset managers, real estate trusts, manufacturers, as well as lessors, retailers and financiers of equipment, vehicles and aircraft.

Catherine served as a member of the firm’s National Executive Committee from 2013 to 2015.  She was a judicial law clerk at the British Columbia Court of Appeal in 1995-1996.
 

She serves on the Steering Committee for DLA Piper Canada’s Legal Alliance for Women (LAW) and is the Canadian liaison to the Steering Committee for Global LAW.