Jeffrey P. Roy

Partner | 
Toronto

Jeffrey (Jeff) Roy is a senior partner in the Business Law Group at Cassels. Jeff is frequently involved in the firm’s most complex and challenging public company mandates. He has extensive experience in advising on public mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity restructurings, proxy contests and other special situations. Jeffrey’s experience in public mergers and acquisitions includes unsolicited bids, going private transactions and arrangements and has included some of the largest mergers and acquisitions completed in Canada. He has advised clients in a variety of sectors including mining, oil and gas, food products, cannabis and gaming. His expertise in corporate and securities law is frequently drawn upon by our litigation and restructuring groups.

Jeff’s representative work includes acting for:

  • Goldcorp Inc in connection with their acquisition by Newmont Mining
  • Tahoe Resources in connection with their acquisition by Pan American Silver
  • AGT Food and Ingredients in connection with their going-private transaction
  • Connacher Oil and Gas Limited in its restructuring under the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act

  • Best Lawyers in Canada (Natural Resources)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Corporate Finance & Securities, Mining)
  • Chambers Canada (Corporate/Commercial)
  • IFLR1000 (Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure, M&A)
  • Legal 500 Canada (Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Energy and Infrastructure)
  • Lexpert Special Edition, Global Leaders in Mining
  • Martindale Hubbell, Distinguished™ Rating
  • “A lawyers’ lawyer.” – The Legal 500 Canada (Mining)
  • “Responsive and intelligent, gives great practical advice.” – Chambers Global (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • J.D., University of Ottawa, 1980
  • Alberta, 1981
  • Ontario, 1986
  • Bermuda, 1994
  • England and Wales, 1994
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales