Victoria Prince

Victoria Prince  


Executive Summary

Victoria Prince is the National Practice Group Leader of the Corporate Commercial Group, the National Leader of the Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Group, as well as the Toronto Regional Leader of the Advertising and Sponsorship Group. She is a partner in the Toronto office and has a broad corporate practice, often acting as an outside general counsel for clients. She was the Business Department Manager in Toronto for several years.

Victoria advises for-profit and not-for-profit clients on a wide range of issues, including corporate governance, restructurings, transactions, incorporations, and negotiation and drafting of agreements. She also advises on contests, advertising, marketing, packaging and labelling. Her clients span a wide range of industries that include the manufacturing sector, financial services, technology, school boards, post-secondary institutions, foundations and charities. Among other tasks, she advises these entities on governance and strategic initiatives, advising on day-to-day business issues and reviewing and drafting agreements. Victoria speaks often to the not-for-profit sector.

Victoria is married, has two children and participates actively in the community.

Representative Work

  • Assisting many organizations with continuing under new not-for-profit legislation.
  • Reviewing and revising the constitution, governance structure and strategic planning for national charities.
  • Guiding associations through contentious governance reviews.
  • Providing advice on succession planning.
  • Updating and developing updated policies and procedures for academic institutions.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating distribution and supply agreements for multinational manufacturing organization.
  • Advising clients in a variety of industries on advertising to ensure legislative compliance.
  • Preparing and reviewing promotional contests for fulfilment houses as well as clients directly.
  • Assisting manufacturing clients with distribution chain, pricing and related issues.
  • Advising multinationals on the establishment of businesses in Canada.

Publications & Presentations

Victoria is a frequent blogger on the “BLG Not-for-Profit and Charity Law in Canada Blog”. This Blog is intended to be of value to anyone in Canada who has any involvement with Not-For-Profit Organizations or Charities.
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  • Has lectured and written on various marketing, business and not-for-profit law issues.​
  • Chairs OBA Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Section programs.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recipient of the 2018 President's Award for outstanding contributions to the Canadian Society of Association Executive's Trillium Network.
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition (and since 2018) of Chambers Canada – Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Charities/Non-Profits).
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition (and since 2013) of Best Lawyers in Canada (Advertising and Marketing Law, Corporate Law, Charities/Non-Profit Law and Privacy and Data Security Law).
  • Recognized as Lawyer of the Year in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada (Charities/Non-Profit Law)
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2013) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Charities/Not-For-Profits).
  • Recipient of the Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.