Judy L. Wilson
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-5820

With over 30 years of experience dealing with commercial and procurement issues, Judy has advised clients across the globe on the full spectrum of infrastructure and public procurement issues. She has extensive experience in contracts to engage the private sector in the provision of traditional government services. She has also led a wide range of transactions to engage the private sector, including design-build-finance-maintain, operations and maintenance, and facilities management of public-sector facilities, as well as the provision of clinical services in the community-care sector.

Judy is a leading practitioner in the field of alternative finance and procurement projects and infrastructure development projects in industries such as health care, transit and transportation, nuclear energy, and information technology systems. She has developed and implemented procurement and contract documentation to support a wide range of public-private partnerships (P3s), and has provided advice and legal opinions relating to procurement processes and evaluation, project risk management and mitigation strategies, project structuring, and agreements.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Judy's projects include:

  • Ontario's nuclear new-build project
  • Infrastructure Ontario projects with respect to alternative financing for hospitals, detention centres, a data centre and other public facilities
  • Contracts between government and the private sector with respect to nursing homes, long-term-care facilities, air ambulance, telehealth and community-care access centres
  • Transactions related to P3s (advising public-sector clients and international financial institutions) in the water and wastewater sector in Canada, South Africa, the West Bank, Jordan, Gaza, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, the Philippines, Kenya, Zambia, India, Ukraine and Mozambique
AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Judy is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 (Projects - PPP & Infrastructure)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 (Projects - PPP & Infrastructure; Public Procurement)

  • Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders 2017 (Government Contracts)

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2017 (Government Contracts; Construction)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 (Infrastructure Law)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2017 (Public Procurement; Infrastructure and Projects)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 (Public Finance Law; Public Procurement Law)

Judy was also honoured as Public Procurement Lawyer of the Year 2017 by Best Lawyers in Canada and Public Procurement Lawyer of the Year 2013 by Who's Who Legal.