Robert Farmer is a partner based in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office.
Robert’s practice is focused on banking, investment and financial services, real estate, corporate commercial and M&A transactions.
Robert regularly acts for several of the largest financial institutions in Canada, as well as both Canadian and US-based lenders, on complex domestic and cross-border financing transactions. Robert also acts for specialized and private lenders, including lenders engaged in asset-based financing, mezzanine financing and personal loans.
Robert also advises clients on matters relating to real estate development, mergers and acquisitions, complex capital raises and investments, ownership and corporate structuring, and creation of funds.
Robert’s practice builds upon his extensive 20-year career in finance and investment banking. Prior to practising law, Robert was a senior officer with Canada’s largest bank and head of a private investment fund. Before joining Gowling WLG, Robert was a partner and head of the Canadian Banking Group at an international law firm.
Robert leverages his business background to provide practical and experience-based legal advice to his clients.