Provided by Michael Bertrand
Partner in the Banking and Financial Services Group at Goodmans. Has a broad financing practice that includes many industries, with a particular emphasis on transactions involving corporate lending, acquisition finance, construction loans, real estate finance, private placements and bond offerings. Often represents U.S.-based financial institutions and private equity sponsors in cross-border financings and secured transactions.
Recognized by Chambers Canada 2022 as an “Up and Coming” lawyer in Banking and Finance Law (Nationwide) and by The Legal 500 Canada 2022 as a “Next Generation Partner” in Banking and Finance Law. Also recognized as a leading practitioner in the 2015 through 2023 editions of Best Lawyers in Canada, is “repeatedly recommended” by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for Banking and Finance Law and is “Highly Regarded” in Banking and Finance by IFLR 1000.
Sits on the Board of Directors of the Museum of Contemporary Art (Toronto). Also a member of the advisory board to Practical Law Canada – Finance section.
Michael Bertrand has developed a notable reputation in the banking and finance market, based out of the firm's Toronto office. He represents a range of financial institutions, including investment banks and private equity houses.
"He is a technically solid lawyer."