Peter E. Tuovi 


Securities, Corporate/Commercial, Intellectual Property, Litigation



Personal Website:


Phone: 416-306-3815

Fax: 416-352-5960


Peter was called to the Ontario Bar in 1990.  


Peter provides quality, cost-effective legal advice, negotiation, drafting, and advocacy skills to a

range of publicly traded and private businesses and to individuals. He acts as general counsel or

as special counsel to businesses and senior management businesses, advising most commonly

in areas of corporate structuring, capital markets and securities compliance, private placements,

debt financings, venture capital, advocacy before securities regulators, mergers, acquisitions and

other transactional work, contracts, intellectual property protection, licensing and distribution



Peter co-founded a text media, games and promotions company and remains active in its

business. From time to time he is involved in feature film work. Peter co-founded a self-help

legal software publishing company. He sits on a number of boards of directors and advisory 

boards. His work has taken him through Canada, the USA and Europe, negotiating for my own

interests oron behalf of clients.


His office also actively provides services to clients in areas of incorporations, shareholder

agreements, joint ventures, residential and commercial real estate, syndications, construction,      

employment matters, and commercial litigation. Peter have appeared as lead counsel in   

commercial disputes in both trial courts and the Ontario Court of Appeal.


Peter is also active in plaintiff litigation, lending his expertise to various class actions at MSMT. 



London School of Economics (LL.M., with merit, 1989).

University of Western Ontario (LL.B., 1987).  

Queen’s University (B.Sc., Chem. Eng., 1984).


General Practice Areas (alphabetical) 

Class Actions; Computer Law; Copyrights, Corporate and Commercial Law; Employment Law;

Entertainment Law; Film and Film Finance; Franchising; Gaming Law; General Counsel;

Insolvency Law; Internet and e-Commerce Law; Litigation (Commercial and Intellectual

Property); Real Estate; Secured Financings; Securities Law; Securities Litigation; Technology

Finance; Technology Transfer / Licensing and Distribution; Trade-marks; Wills and Estates.


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