Toronto - Banking and Finance Lawyer

  • Dentons
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 12, 2018
Full time Lawyer (Private Practice)

Job Description

Are you innovative, business-minded and always craving the next challenge? If so, we would love to have you join us at Dentons on our mission to shape the future of law. The Dentons’ Banking and Finance group is seeking a financial services lawyer in Toronto with 3+ years’ experience.


Dentons’ Toronto office is seeking a mid-level associate (3+ years of call) with excellent academic credentials to join our highly regarded Banking and Finance team. The person hired for this position will be part of a dedicated team and will support the practice by assuming such responsibilities as:

  • Representing creditors and borrowers, including banks, finance companies, private equity funds, hedge funds, public companies and private companies in financing transactions;
  • Contributing to a broad range of banking and finance matters, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, syndicated transactions, mezzanine and subordinated debt facilities, asset-based financings, acquisition, recapitalization and other leveraged financings across a variety of industries;
  • Documenting, structuring, negotiating and closing commercial finance transactions; and
  • Helping build relationships with clients.

This is a great opportunity to work with dedicated lawyers who are passionate about their work.

Learn more about the Dentons’ Banking and Finance group

Position Requirements

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and is able to communicate advice to clients and colleagues clearly;
  • Has strong analytical skills and can offer unique perspectives on complex issues;
  • Embraces teamwork and values collaboration; and
  • Exhibits leadership and demonstrates initiative.

Technical Skills

  • 3-5 years of legal experience in commercial lending transactions with a law firm is required

Other Requirements

  • Must be licensed or eligible to practice law in the Province of Ontario and be in good standing

How to apply

Dentons offers successful candidates the benefit of working in our global group with the best legal minds around the world and the opportunity to develop your skills in this challenging area.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career and join our growing team, please reply in confidence to Loriann Joseph with a cover letter and detailed résumé:

Loriann Joseph
Professional Resources Coordinator
Dentons Canada LLP
99 Bank Street, Suite 1420
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1H4

Facsimile: 1 613 783 9690

Equal Opportunities

We believe that diversity and inclusion is essential to the success and strength of our firm. We believe that a proactive approach where we support and embrace our individual talents and differences enriches our firm, our professional practice and our communities. It offers us a broader perspective to foster more creative ideas and greater effectiveness, which enhances our ability to provide our clients with the best possible advice and service. Dentons Canada is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any accommodation requirements, we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

*We thank all applicants who apply, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.

Practice Area(s)

Banking Law


3+ years