Aaron S. Emes

Aaron S. Emes

Senior Counsel
Toronto: 416.865.7669
Fax 416.865.7380

Education

LLB (With Honours), 1998
University of Toronto
BA (Economics), 1994
University of British Columbia

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2000 New York, 2000

Overview

Aaron is the Head of Opinions and Research at Torys. Aaron has been with Torys his entire legal career and practised corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions and securities law until 2017, when he assumed his current role. Aaron advises on a wide range of legal issues in a broad variety of areas, and is consulted about the most difficult legal questions faced by the firm in connection with the structuring and implementation of complex corporate and commercial transactions, where research alone cannot provide the answers. Aaron’s practice also involves conducting legal research, writing and reviewing legal opinions and memoranda, and reviewing and supervising complex research projects.

Representative Work

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Recognition

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law (2012-2019) and energy law (2018-2019)

Lexpert/Thomson Reuters' Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate finance & securities (2015-2018) and corporate commercial law (2016-2018)

Law Business Research's Who’s Who Legal—Leading lawyer in energy (2016)

Lexpert's Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada—Corporate lawyer to watch (2013)

Real Time News' LawDay—Leading lawyer in energy/corporate law (2009)

Insights

Proxy Access and Shareholder Engagement

Capital Markets Mid-Year Report 2016

Media