Rima advises on a wide range of clients’ strategic mandates, including financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance, with a practical approach informed by a long history of corporate and capital markets experience.
Co-head of the Capital Markets Practice, Rima focuses on corporate and securities law, including public and private financings, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Rima has represented both issuers and underwriters on numerous public offerings and private placements, with particular experience in cross-border transactions.
Rima also regularly advises public company clients, including many cross-listed issuers, in a variety of industries on ongoing corporate governance and securities law matters. In her M&A practice, Rima is counsel on related party transactions, public take-over bids, and private acquisitions and divestitures.
Rima Ramchandani ‘is insightful and good at understanding the application of the law in a business context.’
—Chambers Canada, 2021
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Up and coming lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity
The Legal 500—Leading lawyer in capital markets
IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in capital markets: debt, equity and high yield
IFLR1000: Women Leaders
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law
Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Repeatedly recommended in corporate finance & securities and mergers & acquisitions
Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—One of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40
Lexpert’s Guide to U.S./Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada—One of Canada’s corporate lawyers to watch
In 2022, Rima obtained her ICD.D designation from the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program. Rima is the Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee. She also serves on the board of directors of Plan International Canada and on the University of Toronto’s Audit Committee. In 2016, she was appointed to the Ontario Government’s Women in Business Steering Committee.