Aaron Emes is a Toronto-based partner at Torys LLP. He is a recognized leading lawyer in corporate law. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, and infrastructure and energy projects.
Aaron received his LLB (With Honours) from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in 1998 and was called to the Bar in both Ontario and New York in 2000.
Recent clients and transactions Aaron has been involved with include: advising the Province of Ontario in its sale of a 15% interest in Hydro One Limited, Ontario’s largest electrical transmission and distribution utility, by way of a $1.83 billion initial public offering of common shares, advising Canadian National Energy Alliance as the preferred bidder to manage and operate Canadian Nuclear Laboratories as part of the Government of Canada’s restructuring of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited and advising TMX Group in its sale to the Maple Group and on its proposed merger with London Stock Exchange Group.
Aaron has also advised numerous boards of directors and board members about director duties and liabilities and risk mitigation.