Skip to main content

Dunton Rainville’s expertise extends to all aspects of banking.

Our banking and financing professionals successfully represent a wide range of clients at all stages of transactions that are as varied as they are complex.

Banking law and insolvency

Our team of banking lawyers and notaries provides expert legal advice to a wide range of players in the financial sector, including banks, financial services cooperatives, trust and loan companies, savings banks and insurance companies.

Our multidisciplinary team’s expertise extends to all aspects of banking law and we play an active role in meeting our clients’ many legal needs.

Dunton Rainville’s lawyers have a successful track record in bankruptcy, insolvency and corporate restructuring. They advise all parties in complex cases that require a combination of expertise and sensitivity. Our team also has significant experience in risk management and assessment, enabling the firm to support clients promptly and effectively in such evolving areas as combating bank fraud.

Specialized services:

  • Debt collection
  • Mortgage recourse
  • Bank surety and bonding
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Derivative products
  • Court-ordered receiverships
  • Arrangements with creditors
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Corporate reorganization and restructuring
  • Acquisitions and divestitures of impaired assets
  • Realization of guarantees
  • Litigation
  • Applicable federal legislation (e.g., Bank Act; Bankruptcy and Insolvency ActCompanies’ Creditors Arrangement ActWinding-up and Restructuring Act)


Dunton Rainville’s financing professionals propose the most appropriate solution for a company’s specific growth stage or challenges.

Our diverse client base includes public and private companies, financial institutions, investment funds, finance companies, trusts, borrowers (individual and institutional), venture capital firms and investment banks.

Our financing lawyers work closely with their colleagues in other practice areas, enabling them to provide a broad range of quality legal services. We also advise our clients on new types of financing that are growing in popularity, particularly crowdfunding. Whether in the form of donations, pre-sales or crowdfunding, members of our financing team respond promptly and efficiently to clients’ legal needs.

Specialized services:

  • Real estate financing
  • Project financing
  • Venture capital
  • Equity and debt financing
  • Green project financing (e.g., biogas and biomass cogeneration, wind and solar power)
  • Derivative products
  • Asset-based financing
  • Acquisition financing
  • Joint venture financing
  • Restructuring
  • Subordinated and mezzanine financing
  • Structured financing
  • Project financing
  • Equipment and aircraft financing
  • Syndicated financing
  • Cross-border and international financing

A solid legal presence across Québec


800 Square-Victoria St.
Suite 4300
Montréal (Québec) H3C 0B4


514 866-6743


514 866-8854


3055, Saint-Martin Blvd. W
Suite 610
Laval (Québec) H7T 0J3


450 686-8683

Mtl Line

514 990-8884


450 686-8693

Longueuil Urban Agglomeration

4501 Bishop St.
Suite 301
Longueuil (Québec) J3Y 9E1


450 672-4681


450 465-3700


1075 Firestone Blvd.
Suite 3100
Joliette (Québec) J6E 6X6


450 759-8800

Mtl Line

514 990-4485


450 759-8878


995 Maher St.
Suite 201
Saint-Jérôme (Québec) J5L 0A8


450 431-0705


450 431-1247


202 Richelieu St.
Suite 205
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Québec) J3B 6X8


450 358-5737


450 358-5748


1910 King St. W
Suite 320
Sherbrooke (Québec) J1J 2E2


819 481-0324


819 481-0337