Lexpert Ranked Lawyer Profile

Terence S. Dobbin
Managing Partner, Toronto Office, Senior Partner

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Terence Dobbin is the managing partner of the Toronto office of Norton Rose Fulbright, where he focuses on mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance. He advises acquirors and target companies in connection with negotiated transactions and unsolicited takeover bids. Mr. Dobbin has extensive experience with large, multijurisdictional transactions and provides advice to boards and their committees, often in the context of transformative transactions. He acted for Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited in connection with its $985 million acquisition of Helly Hansen, Barrick Gold Corporation in connection with its $7.3 billion acquisition of Equinox Minerals Limited, Lexpert®'s "Deal of the Year" in 2011, and for Pacific Exploration and Production Corporation in connection with its $5.2 billion debt restructuring in 2016 (which involved court-supervised proceedings in Canada, Colombia and the United States). He is recognized as a leading M&A practitioner by numerous ranking services in addition to Lexpert®, including IFLR1000, Best Lawyers in Canada, The Legal 500 and Chambers Global.

Year Called to the Bar:1986 (ON); 1996 (AB)