Will Shaw practices business law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, securities law and corporate commercial matters. As a co-leader of the Startup and Emerging Company Services group in Toronto, Will advises a broad range of participants in the technology sector, including early-stage companies, growth-stage companies, angel investors, strategic investors and institutional investors.
Will has assisted clients with a variety of matters, including financings, acquisitions, exits, commercial contracts, corporate governance and regulatory matters.
As a member of the firm’s blockchain team, Will has advised numerous entities regarding the laws and regulations applicable to blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, including coin and token offerings, cryptocurrency exchanges and cryptocurrency mining.
Will also serves on the board of directors of Youthlink, a not-for-profit corporation focused on youth mental health, emotional well-being and intellectual development by delivering youth and family-centred services in Scarborough.