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Year called to bar: 2001 (ON)
Jonathan Behar is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. His practice focuses on assisting businesses on a broad range of corporate, commercial, and business matters, including mergers & acquisitions, private equity financings, shareholder and partnership arrangements, and restructuring and insolvency, including distressed M&A and acquisition/divestiture transactions. Jonathan routinely represents clients that require guidance and advice in the establishment and growth of a business presence in Canada, and in the seamless conduct of business operations among various locations in Canada and abroad. Acting for a variety of subsidiaries of US, European, and Japanese multinational businesses, he serves as “outside general counsel” by providing hands-on, practical advice on an ongoing basis. In recent years, Jonathan has frequently advised clients operating in the defence, security, and aerospace industries and the life sciences industry, as well as advanced manufacturers, distributors, and technology innovators. He has been recognized in both The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.