McCarthy Tétrault is recognized in 2014 edition of IFLR 1000

Toronto, October 16, 2013 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that in its 2014 edition, IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms recognized the firm in all six of the researched practice areas and ranked 23 of its lawyers as leading practitioners.

The firm’s ranked lawyers with comments by sources include the following:

Banking and Finance: "very precise and well invested", "spend a lot of time and effort making sure things were done to a most perfect state" and "very knowledgeable, but also provide very commercial excellent service"

  • Stephen Furlan

Capital Markets

  • Andrew Armstrong
  • Graham Gow
  • Jonathan Grant
  • Marc MacMullin
  • Michael McConnell
  • Andrew Parker

Financial Services Regulatory: "strong and capable of handling complex issues" and "very innovative"

  • Gordon Baird
  • Michel Deschamps: "hailed as top notch", "ability to understand the business points and translating them into clear and brief documents"
  • Stephen Furlan
  • Garth Girvan
  • Richard Higa
  • Andrew Parker
  • Barry Ryan: "one of their top practitioners" and "a real deal guy"


  • Carmon Belsher
  • Garth Girvan
  • Éric Gosselin
  • Graham Gow
  • Robert Hansen
  • David Woollcombe

Project Finance: "does a lot of work in this area", "can bring more and varied experience to bear on complex transactions", "more geographical experience", "can bring local presences to transactions across Canada"

  • Linda Brown
  • Marc Dorion
  • Stephen Furlan: "is outstanding and a go-to guy"
  • Byran Gibson
  • David Lever
  • Gordon Willcocks

Restructuring and Insolvency

  • James Gage
  • Kevin McElcheran


IFLR 1000¸ published by Euromoney, is an annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms. First published in 1990, the guide seeks to provide a balanced analysis of each country and its legal services through extensive independent research and interviews. Further information is found on the IFLR 1000 website.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.