Clio in its acquisition of CalendarRules






Emerging and High Growth Companies

Date Closed

July 2021



Lead Office



On July 27, 2021, Vancouver-based Clio announced the acquisition of California-based automated court-calendaring company CalendarRules. This transaction represents Clio’s first acquisition since becoming the first law practice management company to achieve unicorn status earlier in 2021. CalendarRules’ ability to reduce legal malpractice risk and streamline legal work will provide value to Clio’s customers, and this acquisition was a next step in the companies’ long-standing partnership.

Clio is a legal technology company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. Clio offers law firms cloud-based software that handles various law practice management tasks including client intake, contact management, calendaring, document management, timekeeping, billing, and trust accounting.

Osler advised Clio with a team consisting of Mark Longo, Tara Folk (Emerging & High Growth Companies), Michael Budabin McQuown, Lynne Lacoursiere, Jillian Mulroy, (Corporate), Paul Seraganian, Jennifer Lee, Kevin Colan, Andrew Granek, (Tax), Sam IP (Technology), Noemi Blasutta (Employment & Labour), Ian Nelson and Reba Nauth (Students).