Jonathan Behar

Jonathan Behar is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. His practice focuses on assisting businesses on a broad range of corporate, commercial and business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity financings, shareholder and partnership arrangements, and restructuring and insolvency, including distressed M&A, and acquisition/divestiture transactions.

Jonathan routinely represents clients who require guidance and advice in the establishment and growth of a business presence in Canada, and in the seamless conduct of business operations among various locations in Canada and abroad. Acting for a variety of subsidiaries of U.S., European and Japanese multinational businesses, he serves as "outside general counsel" by providing hands-on, practical advice on an ongoing basis.

In recent years, Jonathan has frequently advised clients operating in the defence, security and aerospace industries and the life sciences industry, as well as advanced manufacturers, distributors and technology innovators.

Career & Recognition

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  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario