With over 12 years of experience as a corporate law clerk and over 7 years of experience as a securities law clerk, Michelle Coutinho assists Bennett Jones lawyers and law students and external clients on securities and corporate law matters. This includes assistance with public and exempt offerings, continuous disclosure matters, insider reporting, registration exemptions for dealers, advisers and investment fund managers, conducting due diligence and minute book reviews, incorporating and organizing companies, and attending to other routine corporate matters.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Michelle was a securities law clerk and a corporate law clerk at a number of large Toronto law firms. She also worked in-house at a large company on corporate law matters.
Michelle is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. She has completed the Canadian Securities Course Exam and the Chief Compliance Officer Qualification Exam.