Lawyers & Consultant

Joanne McPhail


Ontario Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association
Barrie Real Estate Lawyers Association
Simcoe County Law Association
MENSA Canada
Women Presidents Organization – Georgian Bay Chapter

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Joanne McPhail

Managing Partner

Joanne is a business and real estate lawyer with a wealth of entrepreneurial experience behind her, providing her with a unique and practical perspective. Her common sense approach and her understanding of the business side of matters helps her work well as part of a team with her clients, to get the deal done. Joanne graduated from the University of Toronto (Hons B.A. in 1990 and LLB in 1993) and has lived and worked in Barrie since 1997 when her husband acquired a dental practice in the area. She is certified by the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) as a Specialist in Corporate & Commercial Law.

Joanne has always been active in her community, sitting on various boards and committees including the Board of Governors of Georgian College, United Way of Greater Simcoe County (VP, Chair of Board), Barrie Food Bank (Vice-President), Business Networking International (President), Barrie Royals Basketball Club, Minesing School Council (Chair), Barrie North School Council and Women Presidents Organization (Georgian Bay Chapter). Near and dear to her heart has been her involvement with the Sandbox Centre (founding Board member and past Board Chair) where she currently serves on its Advisory Board and actively participates in their CEO CNNX Group. Joanne`s involvement in the management of the firm (Managing Partner, Chief Innovation Officer, Chair of Finance) as well as her real estate investment and development experience make her uniquely positioned to provide business and real estate advice from the perspective of both a lawyer and a business client. Joanne is a member of the Simcoe County Lawyers Association, the Barrie Real Estate Lawyers Association and MENSA Canada.

Joanne was a recipient of the 2018 Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards (Business and Commercial – Lawyer of the Year – Canada)

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Community Leadership. Results-driven Legal Advice. Delivering Peace of Mind.

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