Elmira’s practice focuses on three areas of law: corporate, commercial, and securities, real estate, and immigration.
Acting for both private and publicly listed companies, Elmira has assisted various clients in corporate structuring, share and asset purchase agreements, initial public offerings, take-over bids, debt and equity offerings, joint ventures, corporate governance, proxy contests, internal investigations and public company disclosure and compliance. Prior to starting her practice with Hart Law in Vancouver, Elmira worked as an in-house Legal Counsel at Dundee Corporation, a prominent investment firm in Toronto, where her responsibilities were focused on assisting Senior Legal Counsels and the Corporate Secretary by providing support on preparation and filing of MD&A, Management Information Circular, material change reports and various corporate and commercial transactions and IP related contracts.
In addition, by working at the Ontario Securities Commission and CIBC Mellon (CST Trust), Elmira has gained broader experience in reviewing, interpreting, and applying securities laws with respect to continuous disclosure filings, shareholder’s offering documentation, including prospectuses, applications for discretionary relief and reviews of and participated in various policy development initiatives and projects related to corporate governance and credit rating agencies. Elmira is called to the Law Society of Upper Canada and British Columbia.
Elmira has also assisted clients in real estate and immigration files and have maintained a high degree of client satisfaction.
Elmira is fluent in Farsi and English and enjoys dancing, reading, and travelling.