Vinoja is a business savvy, commercial lawyer with over 10 years of in-house and private practice experience.
Civil law; Commercial Contracts; Corporate Compliance; Litigation and Regulatory Matters; M&A; Secured Lending
Former firms & in-house roles:
GE Capital; Thomson Reuters; Brookfield Private Equity
Vinoja is a bilingual commercial lawyer that has years of experience advising clients on a variety of legal matters and has worked with both national and global business and legal teams.
She has extensive experience reviewing financing and investment documents. As a private equity lawyer, she reviewed documents related to fund management, as well as fund related commercial agreements. Vinoja is also experienced in overseeing and managing the formation of fund entities, including the review of limited partnership agreements, limited liability company agreements, and corporate documents.
As a secured lending lawyer, she worked on equipment and inventory financing transactions and large credit facilities. She reviewed credit agreements, security agreements, and other ancillary financing documents, as well as looked to create efficiencies in the closing process.
Vinoja likes to proactively find creative and original solutions to common, persistent problems that prevent a business from running seamlessly. Vinoja’s clients describe her as being an excellent communicator with sound business judgment and problem-solving skills and someone who delivers reliable legal solutions in complex situations. She is a detail-oriented lawyer and a trusted business partner.
University of Sherbrooke, (LL.M., Common Law & Transnational Law) 2011
University of Montreal, (LL.B., Civil Law) 2008
McGill University, (B.A., Political Science & International Development Studies) 2005