Galen Flaherty


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Galen’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on corporate finance and the investment management industry.
Prior to joining BLG, Galen worked for a specialized fixed income manager and Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.


  • PayBright Inc., one of Canada’s leading buy-now-pay-later providers, in connection with its $340 million acquisition by Affirm, Inc., a leading U.S.-based “buy now, pay later” platform.
  • Lakeshore Securities Inc. in acquisition of Lyons Asset Management Inc.
  • Northland Power Inc. in completion of $990 million bought deal equity offering.
  • Representing Eight Capital and Canaccord Genuity Corp. in WeedMD Inc. $17.25 million bought deal offering

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2020
  • Osgoode Certificate in Blockchain Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2022
  • JD, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2019
  • Canadian Securities Course, Canadian Securities Institute, 2015
  • BA, McGill University, 2013