Angela Kosciuk

Partner
Key practice areas
Corporate and Commercial Law, Financing, Business Succession, Corporate Services, Commercial Agreements
Québec Bar 1999

Angela Kosciuk concentrates her practice on Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), financing, corporate governance, corporate and commercial law, and ESG/sustainability. She represents a diverse clientele that ranges from startups to multinational corporations. She is adept at navigating the legal complexities of different jurisdictions.

Angela’s client-centric approach revolves around building lasting relationships founded on competence and trust. On a practical level, she accompanies clients with their overall corporate, contractual and transactional needs. On a more strategic level, she assists boards of directors and senior management in making informed decisions that encompass strategic foresight, mitigate risks, enhance corporate governance and safeguard the interests of stakeholders.

As a passionate advocate for sustainable practices, Angela helps businesses and their boards comply with existing and emerging ESG regulations and standards, develop transparent and comprehensive reporting mechanisms, draft and review policies, provide ongoing education and training, and incorporate ESG considerations into commercial practices, including due diligence and supply chain analysis.

Previously, Angela worked as in-house counsel for a private company, an experience that contributes to her ongoing desire and ability to provide legal solutions that align with the business goals of her clients.

Angela has participated in the representation of the following clients:

  • a borrower in the scope of an amendment to a syndicated credit agreement that included an increase of existing term loans by an aggregate principal amount of US$200 million;
  • one of the members in the scope of a US$60 million long-term strategic alliance agreement;
  • the bidder in the scope of strategic agreements with the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, following a call for tender to provide pre-boarding screening in the Central and Eastern Regions of Canada, encompassing a total of 45 airports;
  • the borrower in the scope of a C$60 million financing transaction for the acquisition of a winery, in Napa Valley, California;
  • the borrower in the scope of a double financing granted by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and by Investissement Québec (IQ), in a cumulative amount of C$18 million;
  • the issuer in the scope of a US$400 million cross-border private placement offering of notes.
  • Canadian Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member of the Executive Committee, since 2023
  • Foundation for the Education of Children in Uganda, Founding Member and Director, since 2002
  • Co-speaker: Prêts syndiqués : concepts clés et principes fondamentaux [Syndicated loans: key concepts and fundamental principles], organized by the Canadian Bar Association, webinar, May 9, 2024.
  • Co-speaker: Lumière sur les facteurs ESG: piliers de durabilité en entreprise, as part of the workshop series ESG: ensemble vers un avenir durable, Langlois Knowledge, March 14, 2024.
  • Co-Speaker: Le rôle du conseil d’administration face aux risques climatiques : obligations, défis et meilleures pratiques [The role of the Board of Directors with regard to climate change: Obligations, challenges and best practices], Les Journées Thématiques – Gouvernance 2023, Barreau du Québec, November 15, 2023.
  • Interviewed: “An Expensive Emoji” [radio interview], in The Andrew Carter Morning Show, interview by Ken Connors sitting in for Andrew Carter, CJAD, July 12, 2023.

LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1997

B.A., Political Science, McGill University, 1991