Robert G.S. Hull
Robert Hull is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, practising corporate, commercial and securities law, with specialties in real estate and infrastructure securities and fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.
Bob works extensively in structuring private equity, real estate and infrastructure asset class investment products on behalf of major Canadian pension and endowment funds, asset managers, investment dealers and global investors in the Canadian marketplace. He also represents numerous domestic and international business concerns active in the Canadian industry sectors of energy, steel, waste management, transportation, distribution, healthcare, institutional real estate and the infrastructure supply chain. Bob enjoys contributing to the market development and successful growth of his clients through their mergers and acquisitions transactions, and their equity and debt capital transactions.
Bob serves as the chair of The George Hull Centre Foundation, the private fundraising arm of The George Hull Centre for Children and Families, a leading children’s mental health centre in the west end of Toronto, and is the chair of the Board of Governors of Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, Ontario's largest college. He most recently served on the Municipal Performance Committee of the Toronto Board of Trade, and serves as a director of several Canadian corporations.
Prior to the merger of Smith Lyons with Gowling WLG, Bob served as partner-in-charge of client relations, partner-in-charge of international operations, and as a member of the Smith Lyons executive committee.
Bob practises in English and French.