Veteran energy sector lawyer has led several significant transactions and advisory roles, says firm
Gowling WLG appointed Toronto-based partner Thomas Timmins to lead its Canada energy group.
According to the firm’s announcement, Timmins’ practice revolves around advising project developers, investors and government agencies on energy project development. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law.
Timmins has also been the head of Gowlings’ global renewable energy group since 2010. In his role as Canadian energy head, he will co-lead the firm’s global energy group alongside UK partner Jonathan Brufal.
“Throughout the firm and across the energy industry, Tom is known for his consummate leadership skills and keen ability to guide clients through the most complex energy transactions,” said James Buchan, firm managing partner of clients and markets for Gowling WLG Canada. “He will serve us well as leader of our Canadian energy team as we continue to expand our practice and help our clients pursue strategic opportunities in the rapidly changing global energy sector.”