Jennifer Jeffrey

Jennifer Jeffrey

Associate, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.6680



Bar Admission

Ontario (2015)


  • Queen Mary University of London, LL.B.
  • Queen’s University, B.A. (Honours)



Jenny is an associate in the corporate department at Osler in Toronto. Jenny practises in the area of corporate and securities law, with a particular emphasis on corporate finance and securities, asset management, investment fund and securities regulatory matters.

Jenny has assisted clients to obtain regulatory approval for novel business strategies through applications for registration and exemptive relief. Jenny has experience advising registrant clients in setting up their compliance and investment management infrastructure including developing tailored policies and procedures and investment management documentation. She regularly advises on day-to-day compliance issues and assists with regulatory audits. She has a deep knowledge of registrants’ obligations under anti-money laundering (AML) legislation and has experience in assisting clients in developing and assessing the effectiveness of their AML compliance systems.

Jenny has assisted in the formation of investment funds and has prepared related agreements, relevant applications and other documentation in connection with the launch of a fund. In addition to investment fund and regulatory matters, Jenny has experience assisting clients in capital raising and other corporate transactions.

Jenny participated in the development of several policy projects in addition to operational work over a two-year period working in the Corporate Finance Branch at the Ontario Securities Commission.

Prior to joining Osler, Jenny worked for a securities law boutique where her practice focused on regulatory compliance and investment fund matters.

  • Art Gallery of Ontario, AGONext, Ambassador

  • Law Society of Ontario


Significant policy work:

Jenny assisted in the development of the following policy projects while working at the Ontario Securities Commission:

  • Notice 45-712 – Progress Report on Review of Prospectus Exemptions to Facilitate Capital Raising, August 28, 2013.
  • OSC Staff Consultation Paper 58-401 Disclosure Requirements Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management, July 30, 2013.
  • CSA Staff Notice 54-302 Update on CSA Consultation Paper 54-401 Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure, October 31, 2013.
  • Proposed OSC Amendments to Form 58-101F1 Corporate Governance Disclosure of National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices, Proposed Disclosure Requirements Regarding the Representation of Women on Boards and in Senior Management, January 16, 2014.