Beth Burton is a partner and leader of the Financial Institutions & Services Group in Gowling WLG's Calgary office. Beth works with a variety of financial institutions and corporate clients, delivering strategic advice with syndicated and bilateral financing transactions.
With an extensive background in financial services law, Beth has represented lenders and borrowers in financing transactions across a diverse range of industries. Beth's practice has a particular focus on financings in the energy, real estate and agricultural sectors, as well as in Indigenous business ventures and law.
Beth is also a trusted adviser in restructuring financings (including exit loans, debtor-in-possession loans and forbearance arrangements), intercreditor arrangements, private equity issuances, real estate, and general corporate and commercial matters.
She has been admitted to the Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario bars.
Beth is an active member of her community, committed to supporting diversity and active living. She is a member of the Gowling WLG National Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, and has previously been a member of the National Women's Strategy Advisory Committee of Pride at Work Canada and the Law Society of Alberta's Justicia Project (which supports retention of women in law). She has also been a member of the North West Calgary Community Advisory Group for the Rocky Ridge (Calgary) recreational facility (opened in 2017) and participates in the local sports community.