Krista Hill

Krista F. Hill

Partner
Toronto: 416.865.7953
Fax 416.865.7380

Education

LLB, 1994
University of Toronto
BA (Economics, Gold Medalist), 1991
University of Toronto

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1996

Overview

Krista is the Co-Head of the Infrastructure and Energy Practice. With significant expertise in infrastructure and energy M&A and project development, both in Canada and internationally, she is widely recognized as a leading lawyer in these areas. Krista was an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, where she taught on energy and natural resources law. She also speaks frequently at M&A, infrastructure and energy conferences. Krista is a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Representative Work

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Recognition

Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in energy: power (transactional) (2016-2019)

Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide—Leading lawyer in energy: power (transactional) (2008-2018) (Currently ranked as Band 1, one of only four lawyers in Canada)

Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy (electricity) (2018)

The Legal 500 Canada—Leading lawyer in energy: power (2014-2018)

Lexpert/Thomson Reuters' Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in energy (electricity) (2008-2018) and corporate commercial law (2014)

Lexpert/Thomson Reuters' Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada—Most Frequently Recommended lawyer in business issues (2018)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy regulatory law (2008-2019) and energy law (2019)

Euromoney’s Expert Guides—Leading Lawyer: Energy and Natural Resources, Women in Business Law (2013-2019)

Legal Media Group/Euromoney's IFLR1000 Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms—Notable practitioner in project finance (2010), energy project development, M&A (2019)

Law Business Research's Who's Who Legal—Project finance (2015) and energy (2014-2016)

Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal Canada—Public procurement (2013-2014) and energy (2014-2017)

Corporate INTL—Energy law lawyer of the year in Canada (2013) 

Global Law Experts—Energy Law - Lawyer of the Year in Canada (2013) 

Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide—Leading lawyer in energy: power and projects: PPP and infrastructure (2008-2012) 

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

Thomson/Carswell's Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada—One of Canada's corporate lawyers to watch (2008)

Lexpert—One of Canada’s top 40 lawyers under 40 (2007)

Insights

Nuclear Project Contracts, Procurement, Project Management and Disputes

Speaker, Nuclear Law Course, Canadian Nuclear Law Organization, Toronto

Opportunities and Challenges Arising from the 2013 Ontario Long Term Energy Plan

Panelist, B2B Webinars, Toronto

Fifth Anniversary Roundtable Discussion: Reflecting on Five Years of Canadian Power Finance and Innovating for the Future

Moderator, 5th Annual Canadian Power Finance Conference, Toronto

Media

Professional Involvement

Krista was an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, where she taught on energy and natural resources law. Krista is also a past executive member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Natural Resources and Energy section.

Directorships

Krista serves as a director of The York School, a Canadian Accredited Independent School (CAIS), located in Toronto.