John McLeod

John McLeod, Associate Counsel with Reed Pope Law Corporation, practices corporate and commercial law.  John advises externally financed corporations on a range of corporate, finance, commercial and governance matters. John plays a lead role advising individual, corporate and institutional clients on mergers and acquisitions, angel and other equity financings, debt financings, continuous disclosure and other securities law requirements and legal and strategic communications.  John has over 18 years’ experience drafting disclosure documents and a wide range of commercial agreements and in structuring transactions and designing and completing due diligence reviews. 

John previously worked with two leading business law boutique firms in Vancouver and with Baker & McKenzie in London, England.  John serves as Corporate Secretary for Mati Therapeutics (Canada) Inc., a private life science company, is a member of the Advisory Board for Skoah Inc. and serves as Special Advisor for Our Place Society’s Hand Up Employment Program.  John is also a member of Team Finn, Ride to Conquer Cancer.


  • BA (Economics) University of British Columbia
  • LL.B. (Distinction) University of Alberta
  • LL.M. University of Cambridge


*practicing as John C. McLeod Law Corporation

 Professional Associations:

  • Law Society of British Columbia (1995)
  • Law Society of England and Wales (1997 – non-practicing)
  • Canadian Bar Association