Co-Head of the PE Group and Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Patrick M. Shea is a partner in our Business Law group in Montréal. His principal areas of expertise are mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate and commercial law. Patrick is the Co-Head of the Private Equity group of the firm.
Patrick has acted for corporate and private equity clients in Canadian, U.S. and international mergers and acquisitions across a wide range of industries and has represented numerous sponsors and investors in connection with the formation of and investments in private equity funds.
He has also represented international financial institutions as arrangers and lenders, as well as borrowers, in connection with secured and unsecured credit facilities in Canada and the U.S., and has represented underwriters and issuers in a number of Canadian and U.S. debt and equity offerings.
Patrick is the relationship partner for a number of Canadian clients and international clients that operate in Canada, including public companies, small- and mid-sized businesses, private equity firms, hedge funds, investment banks and entrepreneurs. He routinely advises these and other clients on a wide variety of corporate and commercial law matters, including complex commercial agreements and arrangements, and coordinates and streamlines the provision of advice on other legal matters by his colleagues.
Patrick practised as an associate at a top New York City law firm for five years. He has also taught business law at the Faculty of Law of McGill University.