Shane McLean


Shane McLean is the Managing Partner of LaBarge Weinstein. Since starting at the firm in 2000 Shane has helped hundreds of companies with the challenges that face our clients throughout their business lifecycle. He works with a wide range of clients from across Canada and around the World, including technology startups, venture capital investors, lenders, publicly listed companies and almost everything in between.

Shane offers concise and practical solutions in a timely manner and he helps clients understand complex legal and business matters in plain language. Shane advises clients on matters such as incorporation, day to day corporate and commercial matters, public and private equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, stock exchange compliance and corporate governance.

Shane has lead or been involved in hundreds of financings and M&A transactions in his career representing billions of dollars in transaction value.

Recognition and Awards

  • Certified Specialist in Corporate and Commercial Law. The Law Society of Ontario certifies only a small percentage of lawyers in Ontario as specialists in their areas of law. The Certified Specialist Program incorporates superior standards and professional development requirements for lawyers in Ontario wishing to be certified. Fewer than 30 lawyers in the Province of Ontario hold this designation.
  • Recognized as a Leading Practitioner in Canada in the area of Corporate Finance by Lexpert Magazine in its 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Dictionary of Leading Practitioners
  • In 2013 Lexpert Magazine named Shane as one of its Rising Stars – Leading Lawyers under 40 in Canada.

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario

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