Email:
gary.jessop@jplegalservices.com
Telephone:
613.627.0727 x100
Year of call:
1992
Education:

University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, LL.B - 1990 - magna cum laude

Carleton University, B. Comm(Honours) - 1985

Gary Jessop

After over 22 years in the business and communications law groups of the Ottawa office of Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP (15 years as a partner), Gary joined fellow Blakes alumnus Randy Proulx to start Jessop & Proulx LLP in January 2013. At Jessop & Proulx LLP, Gary is continuing his business and communications law practice.

Gary’s corporate, commercial and securities practice involves general corporate/securities transactions, including acquisitions, private placements and prospectus offerings, both domestic and cross-border. Corporate acquisition experience includes numerous share and asset transactions involving both purchasers and vendors. Securities experience includes providing advice on the structuring of equity and debt financing both on a private and public basis. Ongoing corporate and securities matters handled involve advising clients on day-to- day issues including agreement drafting, including licensing and distribution agreements, interpretation of agreements and general corporate issues that arise. Gary has experience in corporate governance matters, providing advice to boards of companies of various sizes. Experience also includes providing advice to public companies on compliance with the ever expanding securities regulations and is Gary corporate secretary for a number of public companies. In addition, a significant portion of the business law practice involves advising clients on how to best structure their investments and transactions, and Gary has been involved in numerous transactions ranging from simple incorporations and related structures to more complex limited partnership and trust structures.

Email:
randy.proulx@jplegalservices.com
Telephone:
613.627.0727 x101
Year of call:
1999
Education:

University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, LL.B - 1997, summa cum laude

University of Ottawa, Public Policy/Public Management & Criminology, B. Soc. Sc. - 1994, cum laude

Randy Proulx

Randy Proulx spent over 15 years in the business law group of Blake, Cassels, & Graydon LLP in Ottawa, Ontario. In January 2013, Randy formed his own law firm with Gary Jessop, who was also with Blake, Cassels, & Graydon LLP, to benefit from greater flexibility with respect to serving clients and providing legal services.

Randy works with clients of all sizes ranging from individual entrepreneurs to financial institutions, pension funds and public companies. Randy works with commercial agreements of all kinds and has experience in transactional work of all kinds. Randy assists his clients from the incorporation stage to the sale of a business and all of the day-to-day corporate and commercial matters in between.

Randy always seeks to provide cost-effective, timely and practical advice to his clients. Randy is able to serve his clients in both English and French.