Silvia de Sousa

Phone(204) 934-2592

Peer Rating

Client Rating

Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Financial Services
  • Property & Development
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Technology Law
  • Trusts, Estates and Fiduciary Obligations
  • Agribusiness
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Start-ups & Emerging Companies
  • Life Sciences & Technology
University University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Arts, 1990
Law SchoolUniversity of Manitoba, LL.B., 1993
Admitted1994, Manitoba

Silvia's practice is concentrated in the area of business law with an emphasis on intellectual property law, life sciences law and technology law. Her practice also includes intellectual property transactions, commercial law, financings and licensing matters.

Achievements: Nationally Recognized as a Woman of Influence by the Women of Influence Inc.

Legal Teachings: Former Seasonal Lecturer for The University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law on solicitor transaction matters, licencing matters and international law matters.

Other Speaking Engagements: Silvia has spoken on many occasions to professional organizations and industry groups on intellectual property matters and business matters.

E-Commerce - Up Up and Away (Pitblado Lectures 2005).

Law Society presentations on intellectual property and technology matters.

Manitoba Bar Association presentations on intellectual property and technology matters.

Seminars on intellectual property and business law matters.

Community Involvement: Chair of the National Intellectual Property Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association

Former Chair and currently a member of the Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section of the Manitoba Bar Association

Board Member of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Member of The Young Associates and Member of The Associates

Sponsor of Entrepreneurs' Organization

Board Member of Health Sciences Centre Foundation

Member of the Donor Committee of the Health Sciences Centre Foundation

Volunteer at The Legal Help Centre Inc.

Silvia is a member of the following Lex Mundi practice groups:

-Intellectual Property

-E-Commerce, Privacy, Outsourcing, Technology


Former Chairperson and currently a Member of the Policy Committee of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce

Former Chairperson of the Canada Pension Plan/Old Age Security Review Tribunal

Member of the Technology Committee of The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Manitoba

Member of the Dinner Gala Committee of The Western Aviation Museum

Member of the Golden Girl Gala Committee for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg

Profile Visibility
#74 in weekly profile views out of 1,581 lawyers in Winnipeg, Manitoba
#110,987 in weekly profile views out of 1,739,582 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Silvia de Sousa

201 Portage Ave., Ste. 2200
WinnipegMB R3B 3L3


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now


Lex Mundi