Micheline is an associate in the firm’s business law group. She is developing a diverse corporate commercial practice with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. She has worked on a range of domestic and cross-border transactions and regularly acts on various financings, corporate reorganizations and corporate governance matters.
She received her HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and her JD from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Prior to being admitted to the bar and joining Foglers as an associate, Micheline was both a summer and articling student with the firm.
Micheline is an active member of the Associates’ Committee and the Student Recruitment Committee at Foglers.
MARCH 04 2022
Giving Back to the Ryerson Community and Small Businesses in the GTA
We sat down with Micheline Gray-Smith, who volunteers her time at the Ryerson Law & Business Clinic. The Law & Business Clinic provides free legal services in a variety of business law matters to entrepreneurs and small businesses that cannot afford to retain a lawyer. Micheline shared with us her experience and the mentorship opportunities she has been able to provide.
JULY 05 2021
Changes to Ontario's Business Corporations Act Come Into Effect July 5
The significant amendments to the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (the "OBCA") introduced by the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2020 ("Bill 213") were proclaimed into force and took effect on July 5, 2021.
APRIL 09 2020
Updated: Can My Business Access the 75% Federal Wage Subsidy?
Since the time this article was originally published on April 2, 2020, new details about the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy have been announced. The article below has been updated to reflect the following new information.
MARCH 20 2020
COVID-19 and Performance of Contractual Obligations
As the global community works to respond to the challenges presented by the spread of COVID-19, many Canadian businesses have been impacted by market and supply chain disruptions, as well as government mandated travel and business restrictions. This article considers the utility of force majeure clauses in commercial contracts, and whether COVID-19 may be invoked as an excuse to non-perform, or delay the performance of, contractual obligations.
- Called to the Ontario Bar, 2019
- University of Toronto Faculty of Law, JD, 2018
- Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University, HBA, 2015
- Ontario Bar Association
- Women's Law Association of Ontario