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Shanlee von Vegesack Vancouver Lawyer

Shanlee von Vegesack, CFA

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I’m passionate about helping clients achieve their vision. Whether it’s building, growing or selling your business or acquiring a solid enterprise, I’m here to help you succeed.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2017 | Alberta, 2014
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver


Shanlee von Vegesack is a corporate and securities lawyer in Vancouver with experience advising both private and public issuers as well as underwriters and venture capital investors. Shanlee provides advice to clients on a wide range of issues, including start-up and incorporation, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, corporate governance and general corporate matters. 

Shanlee works with companies in diverse industries, including technology, finance, mining, energy, healthcare, agriculture, retail, software and internet.

Prior to practising law, Shanlee worked in finance for a large international bank and then for a Canadian financial institution. Shanlee holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and her in-depth understanding of accounting, finance, business strategy and corporate governance allows her to better serve her clients.


Client Work

  • Filament Health announces non-brokered private placement unit offering of C$2.5 million,
  • Traction Complete Technologies Inc. in its C$5 million in growth financing led by Pender Ventures and Thomvest Ventures,
  • Traction Rec Technologies Inc. in its venture financing led by investment company Pender Ventures,
  • Filament Health Corp. closes C$2,500,080 private placement (NEO:FH),
  • Traction Sales & Marketing Inc. (dba Traction on Demand) is acquired by,
  • Traction Guest sale to ShieldCo Acquisition, Inc.,
  • General Fusion closes US$130 million financing round,
  • Copperleaf Technologies Inc. in its C$161 million initial public offering,
  • WeCommerce Holdings Ltd. closes C$33.7 million bought deal offering of shares,

Career & Education


  • JD University of Alberta
  • B Comm McGill University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, CFA Institute


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