Sylvia Rowat

Sylvia Rowat

Associate, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Contact Information

tel: 604.692.2717



Areas of Expertise

Bar Admission

British Columbia, 2022


  • University of British Columbia, JD/MBA (2021)
  • McGill University, BA (2016)



Sylvia is an associate in the Emerging and High Growth Companies Group of our Vancouver office. Sylvia advises companies at all stages of growth on venture financing, general corporate matters, shareholder agreements and equity incentive plans. She also represents venture capital, angel and strategic investors in technology companies.

Sylvia’s experience includes asset sales, share sales, amalgamations, secondary sales and corporate and tax reorganizations.

Prior to receiving her JD/MBA at the University of British Columbia, Sylvia graduated as faculty valedictorian from McGill University.

  • Guild Yule & LLP Prize in Ethics and Professionalism (2019)
  • Joan Joyce Carter Memorial Scholarship (2018)
  • Ghent Davis Memorial Law Scholarship (2018)
  • Tracey Gibb Memorial Scholarship in Law (2018)
  • Ethel Davis MBA Scholarship (2018)
  • Responsible Business and Community Spirit UBC Graduate Scholarship (2018)
  • Faculty of Arts Valedictorian, McGill University (2016)
  • Dean’s Honour List, McGill University (2013-2016)

  • Girl Guides of Canada
  • Pro Bono Students Canada
  • West Coast L.E.A.F.
  • Allard Women’s Caucus, Dress for Success Coordinator