John F. Clifford

McMillan LLP

181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr
Toronto, ON M5J 2T3
Phone: (416) 865-7134
Fax: (416) 865-7048

John Clifford is a partner in the Business Law Group. He is an experienced, client-focused and service-orientated advisor to business, with particular expertise on cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions and antitrust/competition law matters. Recognized internationally for his expertise and experience, John is described by Who's Who Legal as being "top notch by all accounts", "very client focused" and that he "always delivers". John's practice is focused on M&A transactions. He has extensive experience advising Canadian and international clients on domestic and cross-border acquisitions and divestitures, debt financings and complex re-organizations and regularly advises clients on legal requirements for establishing new businesses in Canada, including complying with Canada's foreign investment review legislation. For seven years, John chaired a working group of Canadian M&A deal lawyers that studies and develops reports for the ABA's M&A Committee on trends in deal terms used in Canadian private company acquisitions. Currently, John is Co-Chair of a task force that is updating the ABA's Model Asset Purchase Agreement.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (ON)
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