Scott Cochlan 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.
Best Lawyers' Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law (2006-2018) and securities law (2006-2013, 2016-2018)
Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide—Leading lawyer in capital markets (2018)
Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in Canada, capital markets: debt & equity (2017-2018)
Lexpert/Thomson Reuters' Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities (2011-2017)
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)
The Legal 500 Canada—Leading lawyer in capital markets (2015-2016)
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)
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.