Janis Byrne

Executive Vice President, Legal

Janis established Pennecon’s legal department when she joined our team in 1999, and today serves as Executive Vice President, Legal. Her practice is primarily in the areas of corporate/commercial, construction, and real estate. Janis holds a Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University of Newfoundland, an LL.B from the University of Windsor, an LL.L (Civil Code) from the University of Ottawa, and recently completed an ICD.D at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.  She was admitted to the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1996. Janis currently serves as the Chair of the St. John’s Board of Trade, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation and the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation. Her extensive experience serving on professional and industry associations and community boards include the following former positions: president of the Canadian Bar Association (NL Branch), executive committee member of the Canadian Bar Insurance Association, board director and member of the nominations committee with the Ches Penney Family Y, member of the Rotary Club of St. John’s East, and board director with the St. John’s SPCA.  

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