Based in Toronto, Peter Simeon is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Business Law Group and co-head and organizer of the firm’s Cannabis Group. His practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and structured products. Peter works closely with issuers, underwriters, and other corporate clients and delivers practical and effective advice that assists businesses in moving their transactions forward. He has acted for clients in a broad range of industries including technology, cannabis, mining, and energy. His expertise includes public offerings, private placements, reverse-takeovers and qualifying transactions, secondary offerings, as well as share and asset purchase transactions. In addition to his work in private practice, Peter is also an experienced in-house lawyer and spent several years as corporate counsel at a multinational technology company. In 2019, Peter was named one of Canada's "Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers" by Canadian Lawyer. Since 2017, Peter has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading lawyer in its Corporate Mid-Market category.