Scott Kraag > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile
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One of Canada’s leading project finance lawyers, Scott gives clients rigorous, solution-focused counsel to help them advance their objectives in lending matters of all levels of complexity.
Head of Torys’ Project Finance practice and co-head of the Banking and Debt Finance practice, Scott has broad experience representing all of the principal parties on projects, including lenders, sponsors, equity investors, arrangers and underwriters, contractors, service providers and public authorities, on a variety of complex project finance transactions. His work regularly focuses on the energy, infrastructure and mining industries.
Scott’s finance experience extends to corporate banking transactions and he frequently advises lenders and borrowers in transactions which include bank credit facilities, bond financings, structured finance transactions, mezzanine financings and derivatives.
Ontario Bar, 1998
British Columbia Bar, 1998
Scott is an adjunct professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School where he teaches commercial law.
Before joining Torys, Scott advised on some of Europe’s largest financing transactions with international law firm in London. While in Europe, Scott was also seconded to the international commercial bank ABN AMRO, where he was special legal adviser to the Global Head of Loan Syndications in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Torys fields an integrated infrastructure practice across Canada and the US that is well placed to handle all aspects of project finance, procurement and development, as well as implement secondary market trades and refinancings. The group is routinely involved in precedent-setting work, having recently advised on first-of-their-kind broadband, energy storage, nuclear power, trade corridor and Indigenous-led projects. Mark Bain leads on PPP mandates, bringing together expertise in development, financing, procurement and construction issues. The project finance team is managed by Scott Kraag, who is noted for his track record in energy, mining and P3 project financings. Daniel Ford, who is routinely instructed by public sector clients, is a key contact for both complex development and financing issues. All named practitioners are based in Toronto.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Capital markets
- Corporate and M&A
- Infrastructure projects
- Energy and natural resources > Oil and gas
- Energy and natural resources > Power
- Banking and finance
- Competition and antitrust
- Intellectual property
- Real estate
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Indigenous law
- International expertise
- Energy and natural resources > Mining
- Public procurement
- International trade
- Labour and employment
- Dispute Resolution