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42 Osler lawyers recognized by Lexpert as leaders in Finance and M&A

Apr 19, 2023 4 MIN READ
People Mentioned
Emmanuel Pressman

National Co-Chair, Toronto

Patrick Marley

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Rosalind Hunter

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Pooja Mihailovich

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Chris Bennett

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Constantine Troulis

Partner, Financial Services, Montréal

Justin D. Young

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies, Vancouver

Robert Raizenne

Partner, Tax, Montréal

Joyce M. Bernasek

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Edward Rowe

Partner, Tax, Calgary

Eric M. Levy

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Shahir Guindi, Ad. E.

Former National Co-Chair, Partner, Corporate, Montréal

Firoz Ahmed

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Amanda Heale

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Trevor R. Scott

Partner, Corporate, Vancouver

Jeremy Fraiberg

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Alain Fournier

Partner, Tax, Montréal

Terrence Burgoyne

Partner and General Counsel Emeritus, Toronto

Michael Innes

Partner, Chair: Corporate, Toronto

Gerald Grenon

Partner, Tax, Calgary

Alan Hutchison

Partner, Corporate, Vancouver

Matias Milet

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Etienne Massicotte

Partner, Financial Services, Montréal

Sandra Abitan, Ad. E.

Montréal Managing Partner, Montréal

Mark Brender

Partner, Tax, Montréal

Andrew W. Aziz

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Douglas Marshall

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Kim Maguire

Partner, Tax, Vancouver

Niko Veilleux

Partner, Corporate, Montréal

Chad Bayne

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies, Toronto

James R. Brown

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Al Meghji

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Lisa Mantello

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Manon Thivierge

Partner, Tax, Montréal

Desmond Lee

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Douglas Bryce

National Managing Partner, Toronto

Janice Buckingham, KC

Partner, Energy, Calgary

Edward A. Wooldridge

Partner, Financial Services, Calgary

Andrea Whyte, KC

Partner, Corporate, Calgary

Richard M. Borins

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Vivek Warrier

Partner, Corporate, Calgary

Osler is proud to announce 42 of our lawyers have been recognized as leaders in the Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A 2023.

The Lexpert Special Edition highlights Lexpert-ranked lawyers from The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2023 practice areas: Banking & Financial Institutions; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities; Corporate Mid-Market; Corporate Tax; Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity. This year our leading lawyers include:

  • Firoz Ahmed
  • Mark D. Brender
  • Douglas A. Bryce
  • Alain Fournier
  • Jeremy D. Fraiberg
  • Gerald A. Grenon
  • Shahir Guindi
  • Amanda Heale
  • Eric M. Levy
  • Kim Maguire
  • Patrick W. Marley
  • Douglas R. Marshall
  • Al Meghji
  • Pooja Mihailovich
  • Matias Milet
  • Emmanuel Pressman
  • Robert Raizenne
  • Sandra Abitan
  • Andrew W. Aziz
  • Chad Bayne
  • Chris Bennett
  • Joyce Bernasek
  • Richard M. Borins
  • James R. Brown
  • Janice Buckingham
  • Terrence R. Burgoyne
  • Rosalind Hunter
  • Alan J. Hutchison
  • Michael D. Innes
  • Edward C. Rowe
  • Desmond Lee
  • Lisa Mantello
  • Etienne Massicotte
  • Trevor R. Scott
  • Constantine Troulis
  • Edward Vandenberg
  • Niko Veilleux
  • Vivek Warrier
  • Andrea Whyte
  • Edward Wooldridge
  • Justin D. Young
  • Manon Thivierge

Osler’s Capital Markets team is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s leading capital markets firms. Our capital markets practice is focused on advising private placements, public offerings and alternative listing methods and has extensive experience with financing methods. The practice is also experienced in debt, covering a broad spectrum of products and has expertise in regulatory matters relating to corporate finance transactions.

Our leading M&A team provides experienced legal counsel on all M&A transactions and for all clients, ranging from local startups to global conglomerates. Our roles on domestic, cross-border and global transactions include advising public companies, private companies, portfolio companies, private equity sponsors, emerging and high growth companies, pension funds, sovereign funds, and financial advisors.

Osler is a recognized leader in Canadian asset Securitization and Structured Finance, advising financial institutions, corporate issuers, underwriters and other participants. Our experience includes both single-seller and multi-seller structures in a range of asset classes, such as credit card receivables, residential and commercial mortgages, trade accounts receivables, auto and equipment loans and leases, rental cars, mutual fund fees and wholesale dealer loans. We also advise participants in a range of structured finance transactions, including covered bond issuances. Our experience further includes the financing of specific assets, such as rail cars, aircraft and other equipment.

Osler’s Corporate and Commercial litigation practice is one of the largest and most accomplished in Canada. Years of careful recruiting and rigorous training have allowed us to develop deep expertise in complex corporate and commercial litigation. As experienced trial and appeal lawyers, our litigators appear as counsel in all levels of courts in Ontario, Alberta, Québec and most other Canadian provinces, as well as in the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Osler’s Corporate and Securities litigation team have extensive experience representing public and private clients of all sizes in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and securities matters before the courts and provincial securities commissions. We have been at the forefront of the development of legal principles governing a number of critical aspects of modern corporate law. As a result, we are intimately familiar with the potential risks involved in pursuing a course of action and can advise on the best approach to dealing with a litigious matter.

The Osler Tax Group is consistently recognized as a leading provider of tax law services in Canada. From our offices in Toronto, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver, our tax lawyers operate as an integrated unit and in partnership with our clients to develop sophisticated solutions to our clients’ most complex and important taxation issues. With close to 60 tax professionals, we offer our clients expert advice on a broad range of tax matters of importance to their business interests.

Osler’s team of private equity legal advisors includes leading legal professionals with extensive sector knowledge and experience advising both domestic and international clients. Consistently ranked as the top M&A firm in Canada, we have the resources to execute on complex domestic and cross-border transactions and have done so for some of the largest private equity firms and pension funds in the world. We advise on all elements of investment including fund formation and fund investment, co-investments, structuring, lending, leveraged buyouts, distressed investing and acquisitions through restructuring, carve-out transactions, cross-border support for global transactions, PIPEs (Private Investments in Public Companies) and IPO exits.

Read more about the Lexpert’s leaders in Finance and M&A on the publication’s website.

People Mentioned
Emmanuel Pressman

National Co-Chair, Toronto

Patrick Marley

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Rosalind Hunter

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Pooja Mihailovich

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Chris Bennett

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Constantine Troulis

Partner, Financial Services, Montréal

Justin D. Young

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies, Vancouver

Robert Raizenne

Partner, Tax, Montréal

Joyce M. Bernasek

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Edward Rowe

Partner, Tax, Calgary

Eric M. Levy

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Shahir Guindi, Ad. E.

Former National Co-Chair, Partner, Corporate, Montréal

Firoz Ahmed

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Amanda Heale

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Trevor R. Scott

Partner, Corporate, Vancouver

Jeremy Fraiberg

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Alain Fournier

Partner, Tax, Montréal

Terrence Burgoyne

Partner and General Counsel Emeritus, Toronto

Michael Innes

Partner, Chair: Corporate, Toronto

Gerald Grenon

Partner, Tax, Calgary

Alan Hutchison

Partner, Corporate, Vancouver

Matias Milet

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Etienne Massicotte

Partner, Financial Services, Montréal

Sandra Abitan, Ad. E.

Montréal Managing Partner, Montréal

Mark Brender

Partner, Tax, Montréal

Andrew W. Aziz

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Douglas Marshall

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Kim Maguire

Partner, Tax, Vancouver

Niko Veilleux

Partner, Corporate, Montréal

Chad Bayne

Partner, Emerging and High Growth Companies, Toronto

James R. Brown

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Al Meghji

Partner, Tax, Toronto

Lisa Mantello

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Manon Thivierge

Partner, Tax, Montréal

Desmond Lee

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

Douglas Bryce

National Managing Partner, Toronto

Janice Buckingham, KC

Partner, Energy, Calgary

Edward A. Wooldridge

Partner, Financial Services, Calgary

Andrea Whyte, KC

Partner, Corporate, Calgary

Richard M. Borins

Partner, Financial Services, Toronto

Vivek Warrier

Partner, Corporate, Calgary