Project Finance


In Canada and around the world, tremendous opportunities exist for large-scale projects across a range of sectors - from energy, mining and transportation to health care, commercial real estate and telecommunications.

To take your project from vision to reality, you need a legal adviser with in-depth knowledge of financing techniques, industry-specific expertise and a practical, solutions-oriented approach.

As one of Canada's most recommended project finance law firms, Gowling WLG delivers on all counts. With a team of experienced project finance lawyers in key regions across Canada, as well as in the U.K. and Europe, we're well-equipped to lay a strong financing foundation for your project - regardless of its size, complexity or location.

Canada-wide expertise

Gowling WLG is home to one of Canada's largest project finance teams, with over 20 project finance lawyers in seven offices from coast to coast, serving clients in both official languages.

Global reach

In addition to our Canadian strength, we provide international reach through our offices overseas, and have acted on major project financings in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia.

Specialized knowledge

Over the last two decades, Gowling WLG has been at the forefront of the renewed international focus on projects, public-private partnerships and infrastructure development. As a result, our project finance lawyers bring highly specialized expertise gained from acting in some of the world's most significant and complex projects.

Multidisciplinary strength

At Gowling WLG, we embrace a firm-wide team approach. Our project finance lawyers work closely with specialists in other areas - including financial services, capital markets and M&A, and procurement - to seamlessly manage all aspects of your financing, and identify and mitigate potential risks.

360⁰ perspective

Our project finance lawyers act for a broad range of clients - from project sponsors, investment funds and institutional lenders to construction companies, Aboriginal communities and governments at every level. This range of experience allows us to view your project's financing from every angle and pursue the best-possible approach for your unique circumstances.

To find out how we can help support your project finance needs, please contact any member of our team.