Sean Caulfeild | LMS Lawyers | Ottawa lawyers

Sean Caulfeild

Senior Associate

Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Tax Law
  • Immigration

Sean Caulfeild

Sean Caulfeild is a Senior Associate with LMS Lawyers LLP, bringing more than 25-years of varied legal expertise as well as experience in private enterprise. He is currently focusing on Business, Tax, and Immigration law.

His knowledge and experience include corporate transactions such as purchase and sales of owner/operator businesses and franchises, the acquisition and disposition of practice units, joint ventures with third parties, and regulatory compliance filings. He has also been the lead counsel on multiple Initial Public Offerings, provided legal counsel to private equity firms on due diligence, financings, and exit strategies, and advised clients on insolvency protection, bankruptcy, and creditor/debtor matters. Sean can successfully guide clients and corporations through their investment needs, including estate and tax planning, insurance, and corporate transitions.

Previous experience includes Manager, Tax Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Toronto), as well as Legal Counsel, Corporate Finance at the Ontario Securities Commission.

Sean’s business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit are demonstrated by his involvement in numerous business ventures including an insurance brokerage, real estate investing, and franchise businesses. He was also a founding shareholder, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of an Investment Fund Manager and Exempt Market Dealer registered with the Ontario Securities Commission.

In addition to a Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor, Sean holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Ottawa, and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Wilfrid Laurier University. Sean is a dedicated member of the not-for-profit community with previous roles as Director and Corporate Secretary for the Scouts Canada Foundation, and a Director of the Ottawa Hospital Auxiliary Board.

Sean can be reached at (613) 592-0088 ext. 611 or