100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1977 (ON)
Bruce Barker is a partner in the corporate commercial department. He practices business law, with an emphasis on private mergers and acquisitions, banking and corporate finance. Bruce has represented institutional lenders and investors of all types, including the major Canadian banks, many of the United States and European money center banks, bond holders, hedge funds and a global American financial services company. Lexpert included him among the Top 100 Creative Lawyers in Canada. He is chairman of Bay-Front Associates, an inter-disciplinary partnership that develops tax efficient solutions for domestic and cross-border financing, inter-company funding and repatriation of profits. Bruce is a member of the advisory council of the Institute for Entrepreneurship, Richard Ivey School of Business. He is a past member of the editorial board of the Banking and Finance Law Journal and is an occasional instructor in the Master of Laws program at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he teaches international banking and finance law.