Leslie McGowran

Tel: 416.775.8824 Fax: 1 844 275 6203


As an associate in the Banking & Financial Services, Insolvency & Restructuring, and Business Law Groups, Leslie acts for clients on a wide range of transactions including a variety of financing transactions and secured lending transactions where she has acted for both lenders and borrowers, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses.

Leslie’s practice also covers all areas of Insolvency law including restructuring, receivership and insolvency proceedings, and secured creditor enforcement matters. Leslie acts for both creditors and debtors in insolvency related matters.

Leslie works closely with clients at each stage of the transaction. She collaborates with clients at the outset of negotiating the terms of a deal and advises clients on closing the transaction. Leslie also advises clients on general commercial and business law matters relating to the day-to-day activities of their businesses.

Leslie has been recognized by her peers for inclusion in the inaugural Canadian edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. 

Awards & Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada©  - Ones to Watch (Canada)


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce


  • J.D., with high distinction, University of Ottawa, 2016
  • B.A. Hons, with high distinction, University of Ottawa, 2013


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2017