Natalie Munroe is Chief, Osler Works – Transactional & Legal Operations, our internal incubator for innovation at the firm. It delivers enterprise and transactional practice group solutions. Osler Works – Transactional is Osler’s in-house alternative legal service provider for complex transactions. It is focused on providing high quality work at a lower price by combining the team’s expert legal knowledge of complex transactions with cutting-edge processes and technologies that improve efficiencies and offer a host of business advantages. Legal Operations drives forward the practice and enterprise initiatives that improve the day-to-day experience and keep Osler a market leader.
In the early part of her career, she was a corporate associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York and London followed by a few years of practice with Osler. She advised domestic and foreign companies on mergers and acquisitions, securities law matters and general corporate matters.
After several years in private practice, Natalie moved to an in-house position. As Senior Legal Counsel at The Bank of Nova Scotia, she provided transactional advice to their treasury team and worked on a wide variety of transactions in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. She collaborated with her colleagues on the treasury team to strengthen relationships with external advisors and focus on alternative pricing models and streamlining work processes.
That experience has fostered a deep understanding of what clients need and expect from their external advisors. Natalie brings a client perspective to this innovative position at Osler.