Daniel Scott Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2013 - Nova Scotia

Year of Call: 2008 - New York

Year of Call: 2007 - Bermuda

Year of Call: 2002 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0144

Fax: +1 613-563-9869

Email: daniel.scott@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa

Daniel Scott

Daniel Scott is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practising in the Business Law Group.

His practice focuses on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity finance.

Daniel has considerable experience advising technology and knowledge-based companies. He also has represented entities from a variety of other sectors, including the cannabis and shipping industries.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Daniel practised at a boutique business law firm with a focus on the technology sector. His experience also includes working in Bermuda with a leading Bermudian firm where his practice was primarily comprised of international transactional work.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2024

  • 2023

  • 2019

    • Community
      West Ottawa Soccer Club, Volunteer Soccer Coach
  • 2018

    • Community
      Matthew House Ottawa Volunteer
  • 2015

    • Community
      Member of the Kanata North Business Association Board of Directors
  • 2013

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Nova Scotia
  • 2008

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, New York
  • 2007

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Bermuda
  • 2006

    • Community
      Chairman of the Board and Vice President, Association of Canadians in Bermuda
  • 2002

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2000

    • Education
      University of New Brunswick, LLB
  • 1997

    • Education
      Acadia University, BA

Representative Work

  • Represented Calian Group Ltd. in several acquisitions including its acquisitions of IntraGrain Technologies Inc. and International Safety Research Inc.
  • Represented Canopy Growth Corporation in several acquisitions including its acquisition of Mettrum Health Corp., Bedrocan Cannabis Corp., Tweed Farms Inc. (formerly Prime1 Construction Services Corp. o/a Park Lane Farms) and rTrees Producers Inc.
  • Represented Espial Group Inc. in the sale to Enghouse Systems Limited
  • Represented Dynex Power Inc. in a privatization transaction whereby Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric Co., Ltd. acquired all of the shares of Dynex that it did not already own
  • Represented Neptec Design Group Ltd. in its sale to Maxar Technologies Inc.
  • Represented Standard Innovation Corporation in its sale to Womanizer Group Management GmbH
  • Represented BTI Systems Inc. in its sale to Juniper Networks, Inc.
  • Represented Nakina Systems Inc. in its sale to Nokia Solutions and Networks Oy
  • Represented Veritaaq Technology House Inc. in its sale to ManpowerGroup Inc.
  • Represented Elliptic Technologies Inc. in its sale to Synopsys, Inc.
  • Represented Belair Networks Inc. in its sale to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson