Rob Shaw

Rob Shaw

Associate
Toronto: 416.865.7344
Fax 416.865.7380

Education

JD, 2013
Osgoode Hall Law School
MBA, 2013
Schulich School of Business, York University
BA (Honours), 2008
Queen's University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2014

Overview

Rob practises corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance. Rob has experience in both public and private M&A transactions and has represented issuers, investment banks and investors in a variety of public and private offerings, venture financings and co-investment transactions. Rob also provides guidance to public company clients on ongoing corporate governance and securities law matters.

Representative Work

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Recognition

While in law school, Rob was awarded the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Research Prize in Corporate/Commercial Law, the Dominic Carinci Memorial Prize and the Bruce Lokash Memorial Prize.

Rob was also recognized as a CIS Academic All-Canadian while playing varsity basketball for the Queen’s University Golden Gaels.

Insights

What We Don’t Know Can Hurt Us – Ontario’s Regulation of Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership

Banking & Finance Law Review

Professional Involvement

While in law school, Rob was a research assistant for the Justice & Corporate Accountability Project.

Community

During university, Rob volunteered with the Books and Basketball program, an elementary school program in Kingston that uses basketball as a tool to encourage a love for reading. During law school, Rob volunteered with the Osgoode Hall Small Business Clinic. While at Torys, Rob volunteered for Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS), a high school program that uses legal education as a tool to assist students to succeed in school and become engaged and active citizens.