W. Alfred Apps
Partner

Miller Thomson LLP

40 King St W, Suite 5800, Scotia Plaza
Toronto, ON M5H 3S1
Phone: (416) 595-8199
Fax: (416) 595-8695
E-mail: aapps@millerthomson.com
 
 
 

Recognized as a leading counsel in the areas of restructuring, M&A, private equity fund formation and investment, structured finance and infrastructure finance. In addition to Lexpert®, ranked by PLC as one of Canada's leading lawyers in many of these fields. Alfred has led companies and raised capital in Canada, the US and Europe. He has also served as Chair and/or Director of a number of public and private companies. In 1993, he was named CEO of The Lehndorff Group where he oversaw a 47-lender $1-billion debt restructuring and the creation of one of Canada's first REITs. In 1998, he led a business combination between Lehndorff and Dundee Realty Corporation (now Dream). After a short period as President & COO of Dundee, he was appointed CEO of Newstar Technologies Inc. In 2001, upon completing a merger of Newstar with three of its US competitors, he returned to practice law at a national law firm. Joined Miller Thomson in 2015. He has served as a member of the Board of Huron University College, as Chair of the Foundation Board for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (2006–2007), President of the Empire Club of Canada (2009–2010) and President of the Liberal Party of Canada (2009–2012) and has also been active in a number of arts and youth-oriented charities.


Year Called to the Bar:1987 (ON)
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