Ian Palm is a partner in the Toronto office of Gowlings. His practice focuses on corporate finance, M&A and private equity.
Ian has extensive experience working with Canadian and international clients in a variety of industries, with particular expertise in the energy and technology sectors. He represents private and public companies, major corporate clients, pension funds, and private equity and venture capital investors. Acting for issuers, investors and underwriters, Ian has advised clients in a range of corporate finance and M&A transactions, including private placements, public offerings, private equity and venture capital transactions, joint ventures and public and private M&A.
In 2006, Lexpert magazine named Ian one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” in Canada. He has since been recognized as a leading practitioner in his field by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and the Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Private Equity Lawyers.
Ian frequently lectures at law schools, conferences and elsewhere on private equity, venture capital and securities law.