Thomas J. Timmins
Thomas J. Timmins is a senior corporate lawyer in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. He is widely recognized as a leading lawyer in energy, project development, infrastructure and commercial law and has led several of the firm’s most significant power and infrastructure sector transactions.
In his corporate-commercial practice, Tom leads mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, project financing transactions, partnership formations and joint venture formations across a range of industries. In energy and infrastructure, he works with investors and financiers in project finance transactions, capital financings, project co-development arrangements, EPC contracting, PPA contract negotiations and strategic alliance formation. He also acts regularly for governments and government agencies on PPP procurements, electrification strategy development and renewable energy project planning and procurement. More recently, Tom has been brought in to act on the development of contract forms and business model development in micro-grid project development, DER initiatives, peak shaving energy storage and emergent demand response technologies.
Tom is leader of is leader of Gowling WLG’s Global Renewable Energy Practice Group. He also serves as a member of the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) Board and on a number of public, private and social sector boards. He is a regular speaker and law school lecturer, appears regularly in national and international news media, and has been quoted in such leading news sources as The Economist, Globe and Mail, The Financial Post, World Journal, BNN and Canadian Business.