Scott R. Cochlan

Scott R. Cochlan

Calgary: 403.776.3784
Fax 403.776.3800


JD, 1991
University of Calgary
BA, 1988
University of Western Ontario

Bar Admissions

Alberta, 1992


Scott is co-head of the firm's Capital Markets practice.

Scott practises securities and corporate law, with an emphasis on corporate finance and M&A. Scott has extensive experience representing 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 has also represented 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.

Representative Work

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Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in capital markets: debt & equity (2017-2019)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law (2006-2019) and securities law (2006-2013, 2016-2019)

The Legal 500 Canada—Leading lawyer in capital markets (2015-2016, 2019)

Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide—Leading lawyer in capital markets (2018)

Lexpert/Thomson Reuters' Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities (2011-2018)

Legal Media Group/Euromoney’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms—Leading Canadian lawyer in capital markets (2011-2018), energy (2018), oil & gas (2018)

Lexpert's Special Law Inserts appearing in The Globe and Mail's Report on Business Magazine—Most frequently recommended lawyer in corporate commercial, and corporate finance and securities (2011)

Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Among the 40 corporate lawyers to watch (2006)


Canadian Oil and Gas: Midstream and Financing Activity on the Rise

Capital Markets Mid-Year Report 2016


Professional Involvement

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.


Scott serves as a director and corporate secretary of a number of public and private corporations.