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Timothy N. Ross


Corporate, Finance and Regulatory Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.6252

Tim Ross focuses on corporate, corporate finance, restructuring and regulatory matters.

Sources in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business commend Tim as a “highly effective and diligent lawyer who brings excellent commercial acumen to his deals.” In addition, the Legal 500 cites Tim as being “widely respected” and a "great finance lawyer".

Before returning to Toronto in 2014, Tim spent five years in London and eight years in Dubai. During that time, he served as head of the Middle East banking group of a UK Magic Circle firm, chair of the Middle East finance department of a leading US-based firm, and Dubai Managing Partner of Bennett Jones.

He also served as the general editor of Financial Services Regulation in the Middle East published by Oxford University Press.

Select Experience

  • Brookfield Asset Management and its joint venture partner, Investment Corporation of Dubai on a major mixed-use real estate development project.
  • Panafrican Group, a heavy equipment distributor and service provider, on the reorganization of its operations in 12 jurisdictions across Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America.
  • MEGlobal, a manufacturer of ethylene glycol products in Canada and Europe, on a broad range of financing, regulatory and commercial matters over the past decade.

Recent Recognitions

  • 2016, Chambers Canada

    Timothy N. Ross, ranked, Banking & Finance (United Arab Emirates)
  • 2015, Chambers Global The Worlds Leading Lawyers for Business

    Timothy N. Ross, ranked, Banking & Finance (United Arab Emirates)

    Timothy Ross of Bennett Jones LLP has a deep understanding of the UAE market which scores highly with clients, who say: "His experience in corporate funding is exceptional." As well as corporate and bank finance, he advises on restructurings and regulation.
  • 2014, Best Lawyers International

    Timothy N. Ross, recognized as a leading international finance lawyer, United Arab Emirates

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