Yosef S. Adler


Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2007

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Yosef is an indispensable partner for his clients, seamlessly blending positivity and creativity with his robust legal acumen in corporate/commercial work and mergers and acquisitions. He was recognized as a Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40 in 2018. Yosef is a powerful negotiator who collaborates with a variety of businesses, executives and entrepreneurs in various stages of growth. Clients count on Yosef for his guidance and understanding that every transaction affects their hopes, dreams and ambitions. His strength lies in unifying diverse groups, whether it’s businesses for acquisition, legal teams spanning different practice areas or service providers across various industries. Yosef instills confidence in his clients by diagnosing situations and delivering practical and effective solutions.

Yosef is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology and International Transactions Groups. His practice revolves around advising purchasers and vendors in local, national and international mergers and acquisitions. Yosef optimizes corporate structures, secures equity and debt financing, advises on shareholder disputes, and structures and negotiates business transactions. He counsels startups, venture capital funds, investors and strategic businesses involved in acquisitions.

Yosef is experienced in successfully guiding businesses and private equity firms through acquisitions or divestitures. Through his growing practice involving private businesses, he offers legal and strategic advice to entrepreneurs on a wide range of matters. Yosef leverages his extensive legal and business expertise, as well as an innovative approach to business law, in efficiently drafting and negotiating terms of agreements and deal structures. He also facilitates succession plans and supports potential target companies in organizing and positioning themselves for acquisition.

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized by his peers in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended lawyer in Corporate Mid Market
  • Recognized as a 2018 Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40

Professional Involvement


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Schulich School of Business
  • Canadian Venture Capital Association
  • Association of Corporate Growth


  • LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2006
  • MBA, Finance and Strategy, Schulich School of Business, York University, 2006
  • BA, Economics, York University, 2002