WeirFoulds welcomes Carleigh Bassett as a Partner in its Private Equity Practice Group

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that Carleigh Bassett has rejoined WeirFoulds as a partner in its Private Equity Practice Group, effective March 28, 2022. As the newest addition to the partnership, Carleigh brings with her a wealth of experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer who has worked in both private practice and in-house roles.

Carleigh began her legal career at WeirFoulds where she worked as an associate in the private equity group from 2015-2020. In 2020 she moved to an international accounting firm as a senior commercial lawyer on their in-house legal team, where she assisted with merger transactions as well as day to day contract negotiations and governance matters.

“We are thrilled to welcome Carleigh back to our Private Equity practice group as a Partner. She is an extremely talented lawyer, and her expertise in mergers & acquisitions, financing transactions and general corporate, commercial and governance matters, will be an excellent resource to our clients,” says Ryan Filson, Partner in WeirFoulds’ Private Equity Practice Group.

Carleigh can be reached at or 416.619.6283.

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