Desmond Christy

Desmond Christy

Associate, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.6553



Areas of Expertise

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2019


  • University of Toronto, J.D.
  • University of Toronto, B.A. Hons. (High Distinction)



Desmond is an associate in Osler’s Corporate practice group. His practice focuses on capital markets, securities law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Desmond completed his J.D. at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He previously obtained his B.A. (Hons.) at the University of Toronto.

Prior to joining Osler, Desmond worked in the corporate group of a leading Canadian national law firm, where he practiced corporate and securities law.

  • Hydro One Inc.

    Hydro One in its inaugural $1.05 billion offering of Medium Term Notes under New Sustainable Financing Framework

  • TELUS Corporation

    The Syndicate of agents in TELUS Corporation’s $2 billion three-tranche note offering

  • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund

    Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund in its $86.5 million bought deal equity offering

  • DREAM Asset Management Corporation

    Dream Residential REIT’s US$125.1 million initial public offering

  • TELUS International

    TELUS International in its US$563 million secondary offering

  • Hydro One Inc.

    Hydro One Inc. in its $900 million offering of Medium Term Notes

  • *Notable matters prior to joining Osler

    *Counsel to CIBC Capital Markets, Cormark Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs and National Bank Financial Inc. in the $231 million bought deal financing of Boyd Group Services Inc.

    *Counsel to a syndicate of underwriters led by Stifel GMP in the $11.5 million bought deal financing of Royal Road Minerals Limited

    *Counsel to Stifel GMP in the $8 million private placement financing of Voyager Digital Ltd.

    *Counsel to Ucore Rare Metals Inc. in its $6.7 million private placement financing

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  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario