Chambers Global 2009 names Krista Hill and Jonathan Weisz among Canada's top private-public partnership and infrastructure lawyers

March 11, 2009

Krista Hill and Jonathan Weisz are among Canada's top private-public partnership and infrastructure lawyers in Chambers & Partners' Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide 2009.

Torys’ Infrastructure and Energy Practice comprises 22 lawyers across Canada, who handle all aspects of transactions, development and financing matters. Clients report that the group "has superior knowledge of the power and infrastructure industries," along with "high levels of flexibility and commitment to projects."

  • Krista Hill exemplifies these strengths. Handling energy and infrastructure M&A, in addition to project development matters, she receives abundant praise from clients, who call her "intelligent, persuasive and highly practical." They also say she is "a real team player, who’s approachable and accommodating, and always has an eye on costs." She is particularly praised for her drafting skills: "She is meticulous about wording in documentation and any ambiguity in clauses."
  • Jonathan Weisz, who heads Torys' Project Finance Practice Group, is lauded as "fantastic on the technical side. He also understands all the commercial aspects of transactions, making his advice incredibly useful."
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