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Peter E. Hamilton

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Peter E. Hamilton
Law Practice
Peter Hamilton is a partner in the firm's corporate-commercial section in Toronto. He joined Stikeman Elliott in 1987 and became a partner in 1990. He practises extensively in the area of banking and corporate finance with particular emphasis in the areas of corporate finance, project finance, the regulation of financial institutions, derivatives, structured finance and insolvency.

Mr. Hamilton is listed and recognized in the following publications:

  • The 2015 Chambers Global's The World's Leading Lawyers for Business as a recommended lawyer in Banking & Finance and Financial Services law.

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 in the areas of Banking and Finance and Corporate and Derivatives Law.

  • The 2015 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada in the area of Banking.

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2014 as a Leading Individual in the area of Banking and Finance Law who is an "expert in Canadian banking law and has very good knowledge of derivatives".

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015 as leading practitioner in the Banking & Financial Institutions, Derivative Instruments and Project Finance.

  • The 2015 Lexpert Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada in the area of Banking & Financial Institutions.

  • International Financial Law Review's IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms 2016 as a leading lawyer in Financial Services Regulatory.

  • The International Who's Who of Banking Lawyers , Who's Who Legal: Canada and The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2014.

  • The 2014 Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Banking, Finance and Transactional Lawyers for his expertise in Banking Law and Structured Finance and Securitization Law.

Professional Activities
Mr. Hamilton has lectured on banking law at both Queen's University and Osgoode Hall Law School.

University of Oxford (B.C.L. First Class Honours 1982), McGill University (B.C.L./LL.B. Gold Medallist 1980).

Bar Admission
Ontario, 1984

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