Richard Willoughby

Richard G. Willoughby

Toronto: 416.865.7667
Fax 416.865.7380


LLB, 1985
Queen’s University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1987


Richard is a senior corporate lawyer with many years of experience in both the Toronto and New York offices of the firm. His Canadian and U.S. experience and qualifications enhance his ability to advise on mergers and acquisitions and securities transactions whether domestic or cross-border. He acts for financial institutions, companies, private equity firms and pension plans, and has particular experience in the financial services sector.

From 1989 to 1992, Richard practised in the Torys office in London, where he advised on international merger and acquisition transactions and euromarket financings. From 2000 to 2008, Richard was based in the firm’s New York office, and since then he has been based in Toronto.

Representative Work

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Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate law (2015-2021)

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in mergers & acquisitions (2017-2020); corporate commercial law (2018-2020)


Cross-Border Financing Opportunities: IPOs and Alternatives

Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report


Chair of the Upper Canada College Foundation