Sean Weir

Sean Weir  

National Managing Partner and CEO

Executive Summary

Sean Weir is the National Managing Partner & CEO of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, a role he has held since 2000. He also serves on the Firm's Partnership Board, and the Firm's National and Regional Management Committees.

He practises corporate law, specializing in pension and financing matters.

Representative Work

  • Advises domestic and foreign banks, trust companies and insurance companies regarding purchases and sales of major business units, secured lending, lease financing, structured finance, receivables financing and securitizations.
  • Advises corporations and boards of directors on governance, corporate reorganizations, acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Advises pension funds on investments, compliance and governance.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell® BV® Distinguished™ 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.
  • Recognized as a "2012 Canadian Diversity Champion" by Women of Influence Magazine.
  • Received "Managing Partner Contribution to Corporate Social Responsibility" 2011 Lexpert®-Zenith Award.
  • Listed in first issue of Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2000-01.
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition (and since 2014) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Corporate Law).
  • Recognized in the 2018 edition (and since 2013) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing).