Scott Kraag > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Infrastructure, Projects


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

Canada > Infrastructure projects

(Leading individuals)

Scott KraagTorys

Torys stands out for its Pan-North American projects practice, with the team routinely engaged to advised on transactions in the US, as well as in Canada. The multidisciplinary group draws on infrastructure, energy, Indigenous law, real estate and project finance specialists, among others, which equips it to handle the full projects life cycle — from procurement issues through to development and secondary market transactions. Toronto-based department co-head Mark Bain is sought after for his specialist infrastructure expertise; he recently teamed up with Josh Van Deurzen, also in Toronto, to advise Infrastructure Ontario on the Accelerated High Speed Internet Program. The department is additionally co-led by Toronto-based power expert Krista Hill and New York-based Tara Mackay, who is noted for cross-border work. Other recommended names in Toronto include project finance specialist Scott Kraag; projects and infrastructure partner Daniel Ford; and talented senior associate, Jessica Ho-Wo-Cheong.