Tearney Johnston-Jones

Tearney is an associate in Osler’s Financial Services Group in the Toronto office. Her practice focuses on a wide range of domestic and cross-border commercial lending matters. Tearney’s practice involves advising financial institutions, equity sponsors and corporations on financing matters, including secured and unsecured financing (e.g. bilateral and syndicated loan structures), acquisition financing, derivatives, securitizations and project financing. Tearney joined Osler as a summer student in 2019 and completed her articles with the Firm in 2020-2021, which included a secondment to a Schedule I bank.

Prior to joining Osler, Tearney also gained industry experience working in regulatory compliance at a prominent insurance and financial services company in Toronto.

Representative Work

Latest Insights

  • Osler Update Jul 7, 2023

    CARR’s recent recommendations for ‘tough-legacy securities’ ahead of CDOR cessation

    A white paper published by the CARR working group recommends market participants take measures to review the terms of their securities that mature...

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    CARR’s recent recommendations for ‘tough-legacy securities’ ahead of CDOR cessation
  • Osler Update Dec 13, 2021

    The latest in Canadian health clinic acquisitions

    The ongoing surge in merger and acquisition transactions since 2020 has been widely commented on throughout the past year.

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    The latest in Canadian health clinic acquisitions
  • Osler Update Mar 30, 2021

    Do lenders still have a duty of good faith? Supreme Court decides in Wastech

    The SCC’s decision in Wastech, reaffirming the duty of good faith in the context of contractual discretionary rights, has important implications...

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  • Osler Update Feb 11, 2021

    New changes to the CDOR benchmark are on the horizon

    Refinitiv, the administrator of the Canadian Dollar Offered Rate (CDOR), announced on November 12, 2020, that it will abandon the application of the...

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Media Mentions

  • Osler News Dec 8, 2022

    Osler hosts annual women’s event featuring keynote from first woman to coach Toronto Blue Jays

    Last month, Osler’s Women Lawyer’s Network hosted its annual event, which featured a keynote address from Jaime Vieira, the first female to coach...

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Community Involvement



  • Queen’s University, J.D. 
  • University of Waterloo, Honours B.A. (Co-op) (with Distinction)


  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Young Women in Law