Patricia Galella


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Patricia focuses on mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure projects and corporate commercial law. She has led or participated in public-private infrastructure projects, as well as commercial transactions involving the sale or acquisition of businesses, corporate reorganizations and joint ventures.

Her clients include:

  • hospitality management
  • multi-residential properties
  • telecommunications
  • energy  
  • retail 
Patricia is a member of the firm's Privacy and Data Protection Group and advises various clients to ensure their activities, practices, websites and commercial documents are compliant with current privacy laws.


  • McKinsey & Company as a shareholder in the US$230 million sale of Element AI Inc. to Silicon Valley software company ServiceNow Inc.
  • Bell Media in its acquisition of Octane Racing Group , the exclusive promoter of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix, the largest annual sports and tourism event in Canada.
  • NouvLR in connection with the procurement and construction of Montreal’s Light Rail Train Project (Réseau Express Métropolitain)
  • Signature on the Saint-Laurent in connection with the Champlain Bridge Replacement Project
  • Société québécoise des infrastructures in connection with the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the AMT Train Maintenance Centre Project
  • A member of the successful bidding consortium of the Hydro-Québec Data Centre Project
  • Capstone Power Corp. in connection with the design, construction, installation and commissioning of the 24MW Saint-Philémon Wind Farm Project
  • Eaton Vance Corp. with the acquisition of an equity interest in Hexavest Inc.
  • Toys "R" Us Canada in its negotiation of an outsourcing agreement with SCI Logistics Inc. in the creation of a distribution centre
  • RePower Systems in connection with the design, construction and installation of the Rivière-au-Renard Wind Farm
  • Nokia Siemens Networks Canada Inc. in the negotiation and implementation of a $250 million contract for the design, construction and provision of an advanced wireless network for Videotron Ltée
  • The design-builder of the A-25 Highway, a $207 million P3 project
  • Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT with the development, acquisition, financing and management of more than 20 seniors' housing residences
  • The lead underwriter and the banking syndicate in connection with the $234 million IPO and private financing of Innergex Power Income Fund

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, BLG's Pro Bono Committee
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Former Member, Montreal’s Monitoring and Admissions Committee (2006-2015)

Community Involvement

  • Director, MacKay Projects
  • Former Member, Board of Governors, Marianopolis College (2014-2017)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 1995
  • LLL/LLB, University of Ottawa, 1993
  • CSC, Canadian Securities Institute, 1993