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 and 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 Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada and the Legal 500 Canada. In 2019, Peter was named one of Canada's "Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers" by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.