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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:

  • Chambers Global 2016 and the 2017 Chambers Canada guide as a recommended lawyer in Banking & Finance and Financial Services law.

  • Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 in Banking and Finance and Corporate and Derivatives Law.

  • The 2016 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada in the area of Banking & Financial Institutions.

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2016 as a Leading Individual in the area of Banking and Finance law and a recommended lawyer for Capital Markets.

  • Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers, September 2015

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 as a leading practitioner in the Banking & Financial Institutions, Derivative Instruments, Financial Institutions Regulation: Ontario, and Project Finance sectors.

  • 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 financial services regulatory lawyer.

  • The International Who's Who of Banking Lawyers, Who's Who Legal: Canada and The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2015 for banking law.

  • Legal Media Group's 2016 Expert Guides: Banking and Expert Guides: Structured Finance and Securitisation.

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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