100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002
Peter Simeon is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office and co-leader of the national Cannabis Group. An experienced corporate commercial and securities lawyer, Peter focuses his practice on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and structured products. Working closely with issuers, underwriters, and other corporate clients, Peter delivers practical, effective advice to help businesses move their transactions forward. He has acted for clients across a range of industries, such as cannabis mining and technology. His experience includes public offerings (including initial public offerings), private placements, reverse takeovers and qualifying transactions, bought-deal financings, 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. He spent several years as corporate counsel at a multinational technology company and completed a secondment at the Ontario Securities Commission in its Market Regulation Group. Peter has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory,The Best Lawyers inCanada, and TheLegal 500 Canada. In 2019, Peter was named one of Canada's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers by Canadian LawyerMagazine.