Sylvie J.M. Welsh

Practice Focus

  • Securities and Corporate Law
    • Public offerings
    • Private placements
    • TSX Venture Exchange and TSX Listings
    • Mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations
    • Share and asset acquisitions
    • Compliance with securities regulatory requirements
    • Corporate governance
    • General corporate matters
  • Start-Up and Early-Stage Companies
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
    • Advising clients involved in initial coin offerings, cryptocurrency exchanges and mining projects

Practice Areas


  • University of Calgary, Juris Doctor, 2011
  • McMaster University, Honours Bachelor of Arts, Geography, 2006
  • McMaster University, Bachelor of Science, Life Sciences, 2004

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2012

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association


  • Co-host, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: What's All the Buzz About? March, 2018

Community Involvement

  • Member, CLG (Calgary Legal Guidance) Fund Development Committee
  • Member, CBA Law Day Committee