Peter Danner

Peter Danner

Calgary: 403.776.3777
Fax 403.776.3800


JD, 2007
University of British Columbia
AB (Economics), 2003
Harvard University

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts (inactive), 2009 Alberta, 2014 Ontario, 2008


Peter’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, private equity transactions, joint ventures and complex commercial arrangements in the energy and mining sectors. Peter has advised operating companies and investors on a wide variety of transactions in the oil and gas exploration and production, midstream infrastructure, refining, retail and other energy-related sectors, and he has been involved in many of the most significant M&A transactions in the midstream space in Western Canada in recent years. Peter also works on transactions in the mining sector, including offtake, royalty and streaming transactions.

Peter practised in the firm’s Toronto office until 2014, and since then he has been based in Calgary.

Representative Work

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IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in M&A (2021)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in oil & gas law (2020-2021)

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer to watch in mergers & acquisitions (2021)

Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—One of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40 (2020)

Expert Guides—Leading lawyer in energy and natural resources (2019-2020)


What's next for Canadian oil and gas in 2021

Republished by Canadian Mining Magazine

Financing in the Mining Sector: Creative Solutions Go Mainstream

Capital Markets 2015 Mid-Year Report


Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Peter worked at another major Canadian law firm.