Scott Cochlan is a leading capital markets lawyer with experience across industries, including oil and gas, industrials and manufacturing, and life sciences.
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.
|2017-2023||Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity|
|2018-2022||Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity|
|2015-2023||The Legal 500—Leading lawyer in capital markets|
|2011-2022||IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in M&A and capital markets: debt and equity|
|2006-2023||Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law and securities law|
|2023||Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate finance|
|2011-2022||The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities|
|2019-2022||Who’s Who Legal— Global and National leading lawyer in capital markets: debt and equity and M&A|
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.