Robert M. Stewart

Partner | Toronto


Portrait of Robert M.  Stewart


Robert Stewart practises business law and he has developed a broad range of experience acting on M&A transactions, IPOs and other public capital-raising transactions, venture capital deals, joint ventures and partnerships, and the negotiation of major services and outsourcing arrangements. Before joining Miller Thomson, Robert worked in international taxation law at one of the world’s leading professional services firms.

Robert provides legal advice and services to all manner of clients, including public and private companies, large and small businesses, and financial institutions. He has a particular interest in advising start-ups and other emerging businesses. Robert’s approach is practical but creative, and is in touch with the needs of entrepreneurial clients.

Robert has more recently assisted the firm’s Social Impact Group in advising social impact enterprises and developing social finance solutions including, acting as Business Law Lead on the first Canadian federally funded Social impact bond with a large national charity.

Professional achievements & leadership

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - Corporate Law, 2021-2024

Professional memberships

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Bar admissions & education

  • Ontario, 1987
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 1985
  • B.A. (Hons), University of Toronto, 1982