Frances K. Macklin Counsel

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 1984 - Ontario

Primary office:  Toronto

Frances K. Macklin

Frances Macklin is counsel in the Financial Institutions & Services Group in the Toronto office of Gowling WLG. She has a transaction-based practice with an emphasis on acquisitions, dispositions and structured financings.

Frances has a broad range of experience as both a partner in private practice and corporate counsel. She represents both institutional and entrepreneurial clients. Her practice includes:

  • Asset and loan purchases and sales, including single assets and portfolios
  • Secured and unsecured traditional financing transactions representing lenders and borrowers
  • Non-traditional financings involving private equity funds (e.g. trusts and limited partnerships), and institutional and other investors (e.g. pension funds and similar non-taxable entities)
  • Construction lending
  • Enforcement of loan agreements and security including foreclosures of real and personal property, powers of sale and receiverships
  • Loan restructurings and forbearance agreements

Frances is recognized in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2015 for Real Estate.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2022

  • 2021

  • 2020

  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      April 2015
      Chambers Global 2015
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      April 2014
      Chambers Global 2014
  • 2013

    • Rankings & Awards
      April 2013
      Chambers Global 2013
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
      April 2012
      Chambers Global 2012
  • 1984

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Education
      University of Alberta, BComm. (awarded Finance medal)
    • Education
      University of Toronto, LLB