Christopher N. Alam Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 1998 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-369-4590

Fax: +1 416-862-7661


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Primary office:  Toronto

Christopher N. Alam

Christopher Alam is a partner practising with the Financial Services Group in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. His practice includes corporate commercial and lending transactions.

Christopher acts for both creditors, including banks and other major financial institutions, and debtors in secured and unsecured lending transactions that include public and private acquisitions, asset-based loans, and term and revolving facilities in both a domestic and cross border context. He also acts for creditors, debtors and receivers in transactions involving insolvency and related issues; for servicers to CMBS loan portfolios; and for U.S.-based lenders carrying on lending businesses in Canada.

Christopher is a member of the firm's Legal Opinions Committee.

Christopher is a member of the board of the Commercial Finance Association's Education Foundation and is a director of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Ltd. and ChildrenFirst Ltd.

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  • American Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Christopher edits Gowling WLG's U.S. newsletter and was the co-editor of the Canadian Bar Association's Insolvency Section newsletter in 2000 and 2001.

Christopher speaks regularly on secured lending.

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