Bankruptcy and Restructuring – Toronto Associate

The Toronto Office of McCarthy Tétrault LLP seeks a highly-motivated lawyer to join our Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with one of the leading bankruptcy & restructuring groups in Canada, with extensive experience in all areas of the practice. Our significant role in most major Canadian and cross-border restructurings, insolvencies and work-outs for over 20 years has earned us a superlative track record in the field nationwide. We regularly represent debtors as well as major financial institutions and other capital providers, large corporate creditors and court-appointed monitors, receivers and trustees. The successful candidate will assist our team in advising our clients on bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring matters.

The ideal candidate will be qualified to practice law in Ontario and have the following credentials:

  • 2-4 years of post-call bankruptcy and restructuring experience;
  • A strong interest in bankruptcy and insolvency with banking, financial services or commercial litigation experience;
  • Excellent academic and professional credentials;
  • Strong analytical, communication and drafting skills; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and client service excellence.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and post-secondary academic transcripts to the attention of:

Leigh-Ann McGowan

Senior Director, Professional Resources (National)

Email: [email protected]


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 a substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them. McCarthy Tétrault LLP is an equal opportunity employer and fosters an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment.

Vaccination Policy:

Please note that, applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment from McCarthy Tétrault will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment. McCarthy Tétrault will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to health or other grounds.