Josh Van Deurzen

Josh Van Deurzen

Toronto: 416.865.7301
Fax 416.865.7380


MBA, 2008
University of Toronto
JD, 2008
University of Toronto
BMgt (Finance), 2003
University of Lethbridge

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2011 New York, 2009


Josh’s practice focuses on large-scale infrastructure projects, with a particular emphasis on public-private partnership. Josh represents government authorities, developers, construction contractors, service providers, lenders and underwriters on all aspects of infrastructure development and financing transactions in both Canada and the United States.

Representative Work

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Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in projects: PPP (2018-2022)

The Legal 500 Canada—Next generation lawyer in infrastructure and projects (2018)

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in project finance and PPP/PFI (2019-2022)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in project finance law (2021-2022) 

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in project finance and infrastructure law (2021)

Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—One of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40 (2019)



Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Josh was a corporate associate at a New York law firm and also served as legal counsel for a global private merchant bank.