Thomas Yeo > Torys > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Torys
79 WELLINGTON STREET WEST, SUITE 3000
BOX 270, TD CENTRE
TORONTO, ONTARIO
Canada

Work Department

Strategic Procurement

Position

Thomas Yeo advises leading organizations on some of their most complex legal matters. He brings experienced corporate, securities and M&A counsel combined with significant public-sector experience to help clients execute their most important transactions.

Thomas has a broad corporate practice, advising on matters ranging from corporate governance, procurement, securities law and M&A transactions. He has represented both acquirers and targets in a variety of public and private company M&A transactions, including a number of significant cross-border transactions, and issuers and investment banks in a wide range of domestic and international public offerings. He also works closely with federal and provincial Crown corporations and agencies on a variety of governance, corporate/commercial and procurement matters. Co-head of Torys’ Procurement group, Thomas advises both procuring entities and bidders on all aspects of the procurement process.

Thomas also supports clients as a member of the firm’s research and opinions group, providing assessments of legal risk and solutions to avoid or mitigate those risks in any area of business—addressing contract and statutory interpretation in situations where the contract or the law is unclear or is difficult to apply.

Career

Ontario Bar, 2001

Memberships

Thomas has experience serving as a member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee. He also co-chaired and spoke at the Canadian Institute’s 16th Annual Conference on Crown Corporate Governance.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Public procurement

Torys is well-positioned to represent public authorities, project proponents, lenders and equity investors participating in significant procurement and project mandates in the fields of high-speed internet, defence, and energy. A broad roster of public sector bodies routinely turn to the group for assistance with procurement process design, policy review and all associated documentation. Department head Philip Symmonds is a veteran practitioner in the public procurement space, while Thomas Yeo‘s far-reaching practice encompasses federal and provincial Crown corporations, agencies and municipalities. All named lawyers are based in Toronto.