Katherine M. Bayer

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Katherine Bayer

Katherine M. Bayer Associate

  • University of Winnipeg (B.Sc., 2006; B.A., 2007)
  • University of Manitoba (J.D., 2013)

Katherine’s practice of Corporate and Commercial Law primarily focuses on advising corporations and shareholders the purchase and sale of businesses, shareholder and partnership agreements, corporate structuring governance matters and financing. Katherine also has experience working with and organizing cooperatives. Alongside her work with private businesses, Katherine also works on public-private partnership developments across Canada.

Although Katherine often works with larger corporations, she also assists many local small businesses, non-profits and startups in their endeavours.

Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association


  • St. John Ambulance Regional Board – Director
  • Winnipeg Parade Committee Inc. (Santa Claus Parade) -Director and Vice-Chair
  • Women’s Legal Forum Executive – Vice-Chair

Articles and Resources by Katherine M. Bayer

Resources by Katherine M. Bayer

The Importance of Shareholders’ Agreements – The Business Prenup

2016 | 08 | 12

A shareholders’ agreement is an agreement between the shareholders of a company which generally sets out the shareholders’ rights, privileges and obligations along with the foundation of how the corporation will be set up, managed and run.