WOMEN IN LAW: Jennie Baek loves being a trusted advisor and helping clients build at McMillian LLP

“I like the idea of serving to individuals construct one thing. Whether you’re serving to a company raise money, or take their firm public or launch a new fund, it’s about building something, and that’s what attracted me to the area I’m in.” She says attorneys should understand that everyone is different and what works for one person would not work for the following.

Baek practises capital markets and securities law focusing on the investment funds and asset management industry. Advising on various matters, she assists purchasers with forming, structuring, managing, and distributing public and private equity funds and has vital experience in share and asset transactions, mergers and acquisitions, company reorganizations, and different transactions. She additionally counsels on registration and regulatory compliance, company governance and reporting obligations, public and private financings, and inventory trade listings.

She will be one of many audio system on the Canadian Lawyer’s Women in Law Canada summit on February 17, speaking on “Standing out from the gang.”

When young attorneys start their careers, Baek says it’s much about the work and volume and excessive stress, but it’s essential to understand that the practice of legislation is more than just experience. Going a step further and serious about relationships inside the agency or with clients might help develop and excel in a area.

“You have to be a good worker and be conscientious, however it’s about growing relationships, collaboration and understanding. It’s looking past ‘someone asked me a query and here’s the reply,’ but excited about what are they going to do with this answer? How does this match into their business? What’s the subsequent step? How can they be more actively engaged or suppose innovatively?”

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