David Henry


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David advises companies at various stages of development on corporate, commercial and securities matters with a focus on corporate finance transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to attending law school, David spent a number of years working in various capacities including sales and marketing, estimating, logistics, purchasing, health and safety, quality assurance and operations management for a large owner-managed structural steel fabrication firm in Sudbury, Ontario.

David is a member of BLG’s Partnership Board, the firm's governing body.


  • Advising start-ups on the incorporation, organization and financing of their businesses.
  • Providing general corporate and commercial advice, negotiating and drafting commercial agreements.
  • Advising foreign corporations on organization and establishment of Canadian operations.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, County of Carleton Law Association
  • Member, Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association

Community Involvement

  • Director and Vice Chair, Make a Wish Eastern Ontario
  • Assistant Coach, West End Hockey League
  • Coach, Fisher Park Soccer League
  • Former Director, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2022) of Lexpert Special Edition: Technology & Health Sciences
  • Recognized in the 2022 and 2021 editions of Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A
  • Recognized as a 2021 Stand-Out Lawyer by Thomson Reuters Canada
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition of Lexpert Special Edition: Agribusiness and Cannabis
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition of Lexpert Special Edition on Mining.
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2021) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Corporate Commercial Law and Corporate Mid-Market), the 2023 edition (Mergers & Acquisitions), and the 2021 edition (Corporate Finance & Securities)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Nunavut, 2016
  • Ontario, 2010
  • Mining Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2014
  • LLB, University of Ottawa, 2009
  • BA, Laurentian University, 2004
  • Canadian Securities Course, 2004