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Scott Conover Toronto Lawyer

Scott Conover

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Jurisdiction Ontario, 1985
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

Scott Conover practices general corporate/commercial law. With particular emphasis on private mergers and acquisitions, Scott has extensive experience in the acquisition and divestiture of private companies, amalgamations and other corporate reorganizations.

Advising Canadian and foreign entrepreneurs and public and private companies, Scott is regularly involved in a variety of sectors, including industrial, life sciences and technology. Scott advises on the establishment and operation of partnerships and joint ventures. His experience also includes private equity investments, secured lending, the licensing and protection of intellectual property and procurement, as well as the sale and distribution of a variety of products and services.

With experience advising directors and independent committees on their duties and potential liabilities, Scott has also provided counsel to closely-held and family owned-companies on governance, succession planning and shareholder resolution. He has acted for both creditors and debtors in complex multi-class debt restructurings and plans of arrangement.

Recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for his corporate mid-market expertise, Scott is also the Editor in Chief of the Carswell Business Law Reports.

  • Recognized as an Acritas Star™ lawyer, Acritas Star Independently Rated Lawyers 2016 to 2021
  • Recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in Corporate Mid-Market, Lexpert 2013 to 2021
  • Recognized nationwide as Highly regarded in M&A, IFLR 1000 2021
Acritas Stars Publication name with laurels Acritas Star Independently Rated Lawyers Recognized as an Acritas Star™ lawyer
IFLR 1000 Publication name with laurels IFLR 1000 Recognized nationwide as Highly regarded in M&A Recognized most recently in the 2021 edition of IFLR1000
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  • LLB University of Ottawa
  • B Comm University of Toronto

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
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