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Irina Costei, Associate

Irina Costei

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2022
Language(s) English, Romanian
Office(s) Vancouver


Irina Costei is a corporate/commercial lawyer advising clients in the technology sector and other high-growth industries. Irina advises entrepreneurs, start-ups and venture-backed companies on a range of issues, from inception of the business to the growth and procurement phases.

Irina provides strategic counsel to private companies on a range of business transactions and commercial activities, including start-up and incorporation issues, debt and equity angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters and IT licensing and development.

While in law school, Irina spent a summer working as a co-op student in the Tax Law Section at the Department of Justice in Vancouver. After graduating, she spent her summer working in the Capital Markets, Derivatives and Fintech Regulation group at the BC Securities Commission.



  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP Prize in Property Law, Organization 2019
2019 Organization McCarthy Tétrault LLP Prize in Property Law

Client Work

  • Curatio merges with RxMx to form RxPx,
  • Traction Sales & Marketing Inc. (dba Traction on Demand) is acquired by,
  • Canaccord Genuity Corp. acted as lead agent on the Liberty Defence Holdings, Ltd. brokered private placement of C$8.62 million,
  • Pressboard in its sale to,
  • Traction Guest sale to ShieldCo Acquisition, Inc.,

Career & Education


  • JD University of Victoria
  • B Comm (Hons), Marketing & International Business University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • 2019 Volunteer Forum for Women Entrepreneurs
  • 2019 to present Mentor & Volunteer University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 2021 to present Member Vancouver Bar Association
  • 2021 to present Member University of Victoria Law Alumni Association
  • 2018 to present Member Canadian Bar Association
  • 2016 to present Member, Sauder School of Business University of British Columbia Alumni Association



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