Co-head of Torys’ Technology Contracting Practice, Adam advises clients on outsourcing transactions and on the licensing and conveyancing of hardware, software and other intellectual property. He has played a leading role on major technology outsourcings undertaken by clients and has a long history of running large-scale transactions and consortium arrangements for Canada’s major financial institutions.
Adam is also the coordinator of Torys’ Corporate Department; in addition to his technology practice, he has extensive corporate and securities experience, supporting clients in public and private financings (including initial public offerings), shareholder arrangements and mergers and acquisitions.
Adam Armstrong is considered to be ‘a very smart and practical lawyer who doesn't get caught up in theoretical risks’ by sources. He has particular experience guiding clients through complex modernisation initiatives, and also has a strong track record in outsourcing and licensing matters.
—Chambers Canada, 2021
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in information technology
Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in information technology
The Legal 500—Leading lawyer in technology
IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in capital markets: equity and M&A
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in information technology law and securities law
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in technology transactions, computer & IT law and corporate commercial law