Ben Bouwman

Ben Bouwman

Associate, Construction, Infrastructure, and Energy

Contact Information

bbouwman@osler.com

tel: 416.862.4723

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2020

Education

  • University of Toronto, J.D.
  • McMaster University, M.A.
  • Redeemer University, B.A.

Language(s)

English

Ben’s practice includes corporate organization, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial law, with a specific focus on servicing businesses in Canada’s construction, energy, and infrastructure industries. His practice emphasizes transactions in the renewable energy space, including wind, solar, and renewable natural gas, as well as other non-conventional fuel technologies.

Ben attended the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, where he volunteered as a pro bono representative at various courts and administrative tribunals in Ontario. Before his career in the law, Ben was a manager at a small construction company and owned his own small business.

    GFL Environmental Inc.

    Investors led by BC Partners and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan in the $5.125 billion recapitalization of GFL Environmental Inc.

  • SSHRC Research Grant for M.A.
  • OGS Research Scholarship for M.A.

  • Osler Pro Bono Law Ontario duty counsel at Toronto Small Claims Court
  • Volunteer in Tenant Housing at Downtown Legal Services
  • Member of the City of Hamilton’s Participatory Budgeting Committee

  • Law Society of Ontario