Peter E. Murphy - Dentons Canada LLP

Peter E. Murphy

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 416-863-4503

Peter is a senior banking partner at Dentons' Toronto office with more than 35 years' experience representing banks in bilateral and syndicated financings (both domestic and cross-border), as well as bank regulatory matters, workouts and insolvencies. He is repeatedly recognized as one of Canada's leading banking/financial services lawyers in various national and international directories.

As a partner in the Financial Services Group at Dentons' Toronto office, he acts for a number of Canadian domestic financial institutions and foreign banks. In addition to his transactional practice, Peter has also held a number of senior management responsibilities at Dentons Canada.

Peter's practice includes:

  • Banking/corporate financing, including bilateral and syndicated financings, cross-border multi-currency transactions, project financings, aircraft financing and leasing, working capital and acquisition financings, LBO financings, leveraged and investment grade financings.
  • Bank Act regulatory advice to both domestic and foreign financial institutions (including foreign bank entry, subsidiary incorporation and bank amalgamation).
  • Trade finance/documentary credit transactions (domestic Canadian and international).
  • Structured financings, including asset-backed securitizations, receivables purchases, and synthetic leases.
  • Loan workouts, security enforcement and insolvency/debt restructuring for financial institution clients in court restructurings and bankruptcies of corporate debtors.

Queen's UniversityBA 1975Queen's UniversityLL.B 1978
International Insolvency AssociationCanadian Bar Association

Office Location

77 King Street West
Suite 400
Toronto, ON M5K 0A1

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

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