Based in Toronto, Neil Mangan’s* corporate securities practise focusses on the formation, growth and financing of a wide variety of businesses, corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, corporate governance, tax driven and other strategic transactions. His experience in corporate securities was gained through years in the private practice working closely with entrepreneurs and businesses raising capital to fund the growth of their businesses and development projects. Neil’s background includes roles in the purchase and/or sale of numerous businesses, real estate syndication, capital raising through limited and unlimited liability corporations, limited partnerships and other operational and investment structures.
Prior to moving to Toronto, Neil developed a thriving business and real estate practice in Vancouver, frequently helping developers structure, fund and finance their projects – and everything in between. He has published articles in a variety of trade publications, previously co-authored the Annotated British Columbia Society Act (published by Canada Law Book, a division of Thomson Reuters), and taught Land Law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business
Neil utilizes technology throughout his practice and is actively involved in the blockchain space, providing general counsel services to a firm developing blockchain technologies and distributed applications in regulated environments.
Neil is sensitive to the unique challenges facing business owners and executives operating in complex regulatory environments as they navigate their way from business formation, to growth and eventual exit. He comes from a family of entrepreneurs, and prior to practicing law, Neil worked as a marketing consultant, the vice president of a private accredited college, and as a legal officer embedded in the sales team with a leading cloud-based communications compliance provider for FINRA regulated broker dealers, hedge funds and banks. Neil also spent time on the road as tour manager across Canada, the United States and Europe for a multiple Juno award winning artist.
*Neil Mangan practises in association and not in partnership with BAX Securities Law
Education & Calls to the Bar
Law Society of Ontario (2018)
Law Society of British Columbia (2013)
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law (Juris Doctor (JD), 2009)
Simon Fraser University Beedie School of Business (Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), 2006).
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