Sophia Tolias

Sophia Tolias

Toronto: 416.865.7977
Fax 416.865.7380


Bachelor of Laws, Silver Medalist, LLB (summa cum laude), 1997
University of Ottawa
Bachelor of Civil Law, LLL (summa cum laude), 1996
University of Ottawa

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales, 2003 Ontario, 1999 Quebec, 1998


Sophia's practice focuses primarily on M&A and private equity. She researches and consults with the firm’s lawyers on the latest Canadian and U.S. legal developments in her areas, and also tracks market practice in public and private company M&A. Sophia has practiced both in Canada and the United Kingdom and has represented clients in a variety of corporate transactions, including public and private M&A deals, other business reorganizations and corporate finance matters.

Sophia has significant experience as a transactional lawyer in Canada and the United Kingdom. She has also performed an advisory role on corporate and securities law issues in domestic and cross-border acquisitions, capital raisings and restructurings.



Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Sophia Tolias was PSL Counsel in the London office of Allen & Overy LLP where she provided legal advice to the firm's lawyers and clients on a wide range of company and corporate finance issues, with expertise in areas such as market abuse and insider dealing, and the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing, Disclosure and Transparency Rules. She also delivered training to the firm’s lawyers and clients and was responsible for the firm's corporate precedents.