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Lawrence Chernin

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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.5903
Fax:   416.979.1234

Lawrence Chernin serves as counsel at Goodmans. He specializes in securities and corporate law. His practice is primarily focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate governance matters.

He has over 25 years experience in high profile Canadian and international mergers and acquisitions, public company and private equity transactions. During this time he has acted for both issuers and underwriters in connection with public offerings, debt financings and limited partnership tax-oriented financings. Lawrence has also acted as counsel in many significant M&A transactions, plans of arrangements and take-over bids, and frequently provides advice to special committees of public companies.

Lawrence taught a course on private equity at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2011-2012.  Lawrence is recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading practitioner in the areas of Corporate Finance and Securities, Corporate Mid-Market and Private Equity and The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.  He is also recognized as a leading corporate lawyer by The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Education McGill University (LL.B., 1976)
McGill University (B.C.L., 1975)
McGill University (B.A., 1972)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Bar Association

Year of Call

1978 Ontario