Daniel Ford > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Infrastructure, Projects


Across a wide range of public infrastructure projects and financings, Dan brings holistic perspective and seasoned negotiation skills to help clients close projects.

Dan has extensive experience representing lenders, sponsors, governmental authorities, borrowers and developers on a broad range of public infrastructure financing and development transactions, primarily in the area of public-private partnerships (PPP). In addition, Dan has acted in a number of commercial construction and project development transactions.

His work regularly involves commercial lending matters, and Dan acts for both lenders and borrowers in large and medium structured finance transactions, syndicated/club loans, bond and note financings. He has also acted on the solicitor side of a number of high-profile insolvency and restructuring matters.

Dan has also represented shareholders, partners, owners and managers in a number of corporate and partnership formation transactions and in the structuring, negotiation and preparation of asset and share purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, servicing agreements, and leasing and licensing agreements.


Northwest Territories Bar, 2021
Ontario Bar, 1989

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Infrastructure projects

(Leading individuals)

Daniel FordTorys

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.