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Timothy Jones

Associate Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2017

A critical thinker, communicator and facilitator, Timothy keeps matters moving forward. His exceptional academic credentials are paired with hands-on business management experience. This combination helps him solve complex and technical problems with practical, strategic advice. Efficiency and diligence are points of pride.

Timothy is a member of the firm's Financial Services Group. His practice focuses on debt financing transactions, including secured lending and debt restructuring, as well as insolvency-related business transactions.

Before his legal career, Timothy was executive director of a well-known music festival. He also worked at a national foundation providing loans and grants to entrepreneurs. 

Timothy summered and articled at Aird & Berlis before returning as an associate in 2017.

Awards & Recognition

Academic Achievements

  • Edward J. Kowal Prize for achievement in commercial law courses
  • Gowling WLG Prize in Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Leonard Feigman, Q.C. Prize in Evidence
  • Nathan Strauss, Q.C. Essay Prize 
  • McRuer Scholarship in Administrative Law
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Professional Excellence Award
  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon Scholarship
     

Professional Involvement

Memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Wavelength Music Arts Project, Secretary, Board of Directors (2014-2016)
  • Artists' Legal Advice Services (ALAS), Student Executive (2014-2016)
  • Klondike Institute of Art & Culture, Vice-President, Board of Directors (2009-2011)

Selected Publications

"So Many Options: An Overview of Equity Compensation and Incentives," co-authored with Daniel Everall and Saam Nainifard, Tax Profile, April 2017.

"Supreme Court of Canada to Clarify Defences to Cheque Fraud," Corporate Securities and Finance Law Report, February 2017.

“How Startups Can Navigate Mobile Payment Regulation,” co-authored with Alyssa Gebert, Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada, February 2017.

Insights

Publications Article Sep 28, 2017 Practically Perfect - Errors in Financing Statements
Insights StartupSource Jan 03, 2017 How Startups Can Navigate Mobile Payment Regulation
Insights StartupSource Nov 09, 2016 What Makes Israel's Startup Culture So Competitive?
Insights StartupSource Oct 05, 2016 Maple Leaf Angels Announces MLA48 Fund II
Insights StartupSource Oct 05, 2016 Alberta's New Exemptions for Startup Businesses
Insights StartupSource Dec 19, 2014 Navigating the Stages of Startup Equity Financing
Insights StartupSource Nov 28, 2014 10 Common IP Mistakes Startups Make
Insights StartupSource Jul 03, 2014 What To Expect After Demo Day

Education

  • JD (Hons.), University of Toronto, 2016
  • MA (Hons.), The University of Chicago , 2009
  • BA (Hons.), Mount Allison University, 2007