Ian McLeod, Lawyer
Having joined the Mann Lawyers business law team in June of 2017, my practice areas are focused in corporate and commercial law. I assist clients with purchases and sales of businesses, tax planning and reorganizations, debt financing and security, franchising issues, commercial leasing, and other general business law matters. I am committed to providing high quality legal services in these areas, always with the aim of ensuring that my clients’ goals are achieved as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.
I have always had a keen interest in business so naturally I obtained a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in Business Administration at the University of Windsor in 2008. I then attended the University of Ottawa Law School where I continued to develop my business acumen in the legal context. I was called to the Ontario Bar in 2017 after completing my articles in a mid-sized firm.
While in law school, I had the pleasure of working with the University of Ottawa’s Business Law Clinic, which exposed me to many fascinating start-up clients in the Ottawa area. I am particularly passionate about helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, and this experience showed me that Ottawa is full of innovative individuals who embrace the entrepreneurial spirit. I am truly happy to be in a position where I can continue with this work.
Out of the office, I love to stay physically active and particularly enjoy soccer. I have an international background, having been raised overseas in Nairobi, Kenya, and so I enjoy and seek out exposure to new cultures. I find that there is no better place for that than right here in the capital of this great country.
If you need help with any business related issues, please do not hesitate to contact me.