Catherine Merrett

Cathy specializes in the corporate finance area, advising clients on a variety of corporate commercial matters, with specific emphasis on traditional and subordinated debt and private equity transactions. Cathy acts for a number of mezzanine lenders, venture capital funds and banks. She has been involved in structuring and implementing a variety of traditional and innovative debt and equity placements for lenders, investors, public and private companies and limited partnerships.

Cathy also acts for vendors and purchasers on divestitures, acquisitions and mergers and regularly provides advice to clients on reorganizations, financings and management buyouts. In addition, she provides advice to many private companies on corporate and business matters, including corporate governance issues.

Cathy attended the University of Alberta, Faculty of Arts (English) from 1987- 1989, following which she obtained early admission to the Faculty of Law. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta in 1992, and then articled at the Calgary office of a large national firm, prior to joining TingleMerrett LLP in 1996.

In the past, Cathy has been one of the instructors of a corporate finance course at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law and taught the Business Section of the Alberta Bar Admission Course.

Cathy is a past director of the YWCA of Calgary and also advises several not-for-profit community organizations and societies.


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta

Call Date

  • Alberta, 1993


  • 1992 University of Alberta (LL.B.)