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Doug H. Scott Toronto Lawyer

Doug H. Scott

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1991
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Doug H. Scott practices in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate commercial law and private client services. In his M&A practice, Doug acts for both strategic and financial acquirers and sellers. In his private client services practice, Doug assists business owners and families in achieving their goals, including by structuring appropriate ownership and governance models, preparing for and effecting inter-generational transitions and by implementing third-party liquidity transactions that seek to maximize value that is preserved for successive generations.

With over 25 years of experience in structuring, negotiating and implementing mergers & acquisitions and other business transition and liquidity events, Doug leads transaction teams which often involve numerous levels of professional advisors. Doug co-ordinates the legal, regulatory and Canadian tax aspects of these transactions from the early planning stages to successful completion. 


Client Work

  • STERIS sells Renal Business to Evoqua Water Technologies, Ongoing since January 2022
  • Canadian counsel to lead investor on Series D financing,
  • Catalyst Capital Group US$290 million sale of its portfolio company, Therapure Biopharma,
  • American Dream, a project of the Triple Five Group of Companies, completes construction financing,
  • Counsel to Vantage Endoscopy in the sale of its endoscope reprocessing business,
  • MeteoGroup acquires The Weather Network Commercial Services,
  • Counsel to IPC Securities Corporation in the acquisition of assets of yourCFO Advisory Group Inc.,
  • IPC Estate Services acquires the assets of yourCFO Wealth Management,
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada joined by Certified General Accountants Association of Canada to complete integration of Canada’s national accounting bodies,

Career & Education


  • LLB Queen's University
  • BA (Honours) University of Toronto

Community involvement

  • Governor, Trinity College School (2015 - present). Member of the Governance Committee
  • Governor, North York General Hospital Foundation (2010 - 2012). Vice-Chair of the Investment Committee

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Past co-editor of Business Beat, the quarterly business law publication of the Canadian Bar Association - Ontario
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association

Fasken Institute


Speaking Engagements

Top Deal Breakers & How To Avoid Them Business Transitions Forum location location Toronto
Letters of Intent – The Law Behind the Words Business Law CPD seminars series location location Toronto
The Due Diligence Process & Why Sellers Should Care Business Transactions Forum location location Toronto


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