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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

BOX 50, 1 FIRST CANADIAN PLACE, 100 KING ST W, SUITE 6200, TORONTO, ONTARIO M5X 1B8, CANADA
Tel:
Work +1 416 362 2111
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Fax +1 416 862 6666
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www.osler.com
Calgary, Montreal, New York, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Desmond Lee, Toronto, CANADA

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Desmond Lee

Tel:
Work 416.862.5945
Email:
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Work Department

Partner, Corporate

Position

Desmond practises corporate and securities law with an emphasis on securities offerings, investment dealer regulation and public company issues. He has acted on a wide variety of matters, particularly with respect to businesses having an entrepreneurial focus, and has extensive experience advising investment dealers on securities offerings and compliance with regulations. Desmond participates in a number of practice and management initiatives at the firm, including recruitment and training.

Career

Bar Admission: Ontario, 1998

Languages

English

Member

Canadian Bar Association Law Society of Upper Canada

Education

McGill University, LL.B. Queen’s University, B.Sc. (Hons.)


Canada

Capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Desmond Lee - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Within: Capital markets

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, highlighted as a ‘go-to firm for its commercial mindset and industry knowledge’, is equally skilled in debt and equity deals and regularly ranks among the top two firms in Canada in terms of total deal value in both market segments. Corporate finance and securities co-chair Desmond Lee is ‘operating at the top of his game’ and advised the underwriters on Jamieson Wellness’ IPO and upsized secondary offering. Lee also partnered with James R. Brown to advise the underwriters on Roots’ C$200m IPO. Among its issuer-side mandates, department co-chair Michael Innes advised Hydro One on its C$1.5bn offering of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures represented by instalment receipts. Structured finance specialists Peter Milligan and Richard (Rick) Fullerton are also key names. All named lawyers are based in Toronto.

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