Christine Mason


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Christine’s practice focuses on financing and insolvency transactions. She represents lenders and borrowers in domestic, cross-border and international financing transactions. This includes:

  • bilateral and syndicated loans
  • acquisition financing
  • project financing
  • asset-based lending
  • real estate and condominium financing

She also acts for creditors, debtors, court officers and other stakeholders in restructuring and insolvency matters.


  • Advised Day & Zimmermann of Canada Corporation, a provider of construction, engineering, maintenance, staffing, and defense solutions, on its strategic acquisition  of EMC Power Canada Ltd., provides specialized construction management and multi-discipline trade services for transmission and generation power sector clients.
  • Acting for MNP LLP in its capacity as monitor in the CCAA proceedings of TribalScale, a software engineering and development firm that provides digital product strategy, design and development services, including creating enterprise software solutions for large institutional clients in Canada and the United States.
  • Represented Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corporation in connection with $700 million LEEFF loans to Transat A.T. Inc.
  • Represented Canada Enterprise Emergency Funding Corporation in connection with $375 million LEEFF loans to Sunwing Vacations Inc. and Sunwing Airlines Inc.
  • ABW Partnership in the debt financing related to its acquisition of a collection of solar projects from First Solar, Inc.
  • Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc. with its acquisition of the business and assets of Diteba Research Laboratories.
  • KPMG Inc. in its capacity as court-appointed liquidator of the business in Canada of Maple Bank GmbH and its assets.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 and 2022 editions of Best Lawyers in Canada (Banking and Finance Law).
  • Recognized in the 2024 (and since 2023) and 2020 editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Banking & Financial Institutions).
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2023) of Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A
  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of the IFLR1000 — The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms (Banking).

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2009
  • England and Wales, 2002
  • Legal Practice Course, De Montfort University, 2000
  • LLM, University of Nottingham, 1999
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Law, De Montfort University, 1998