Jennie is a Co-Chair of the firm's Investment Funds Group. Her practice encompasses a wide variety of corporate and securities law matters, including the formation, structuring, management and distribution of public and private investment funds and other investment products, registration and compliance matters, regulatory matters, corporate governance and reporting obligations, public and private financings, stock exchange listings, share and asset transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate re-organizations and other corporate transactions.

Prior to joining WeirFoulds, Jennie worked as in-house counsel at a leading investment fund company and practised law at the Toronto office of an international law firm.

Jennie was one of three medalists upon graduation from Queen's University Law School. She also obtained a certificate in international law from the Queen's University International Study Centre in England and received a fellowship to study at the University of Toronto Law School where she received her Master of Laws degree.

Jennie Baek practises corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on the investment management industry.

Jennie is a Co-Chair of the firm's Investment Funds Group. Her practice encompasses a wide variety of corporate and securities law matters, including the formation, structuring, management and distribution of public and private investment funds and other investment products, registration and compliance matters, regulatory matters, corporate governance and reporting obligations, public and private financings, stock exchange listings, share and asset transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate re-organizations and other corporate transactions.

Prior to joining WeirFoulds, Jennie worked as in-house counsel at a leading investment fund company and practised law at the Toronto office of an international law firm.

Jennie was one of three medalists upon graduation from Queen's University Law School. She also obtained a certificate in international law from the Queen's University International Study Centre in England and received a fellowship to study at the University of Toronto Law School where she received her Master of Laws degree.

Significant Transactions

Acted for Honeywell (NYSE:HON) in the acquisition by plan of arrangement of COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV), a leading satellite and space components provider of switches and multiplexers. February 2016.

Awards & Recognition

Medal in Law – Third Highest Standing (Queen's University Law School, 2006) 

Affiliations

Ontario Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

Women in Capital Markets

The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC), Legal and Compliance Issues Working Group (Participant)

Co-Chair, Investment Funds Group

Toronto
Direct 416.947.5004
Fax 416.365.1876
jbaek@weirfoulds.com

Practice Areas

Investment Funds and Asset Management

Corporate Securities

Registration, Compliance and Regulatory Matters

Called to the Bar
Ontario (2008)
Education
University of Toronto
LL.M. 2007

Queen's University
LL.B. 2006

Awards & Recognition

Medal in Law – Third Highest Standing (Queen's University Law School, 2006) 

Affiliations

Ontario Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

Women in Capital Markets

The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC), Legal and Compliance Issues Working Group (Participant)

Called to the Bar

Ontario (2008)

Education

University of Toronto
LL.M. 2007

Queen's University
LL.B. 2006