Scott is co-head of Torys’ Capital Markets Practice. His practice includes securities and corporate law, with an emphasis on corporate finance and M&A.
Scott’s pragmatic approach and extensive experience help issuers and underwriters in various complex matters, including domestic and cross-border public/private equity and debt financings, M&A, and other business reorganizations and restructurings.
Scott also represents senior and junior public issuers in numerous aspects of general corporate law and securities regulatory matters, including corporate governance, continuous disclosure, regulatory compliance and transaction implementation.
Sources value that he ‘is practical yet balances that well with protecting his clients’ interests.’
Recognition and Awards
Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity
Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity
The Legal 500—Leading lawyer in capital markets
IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in M&A and capital markets: debt and equity
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law and securities law
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities
Who’s Who Legal—Leading Canadian lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity
Scott is a past chairman of the Canadian Bar Association’s Securities Law Section (Alberta Branch – South). He is a former member of the Alberta Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee. He also serves as a director and corporate secretary of a number of public and private corporations.