Amanda C. Balasubramanian

Toronto: 416.865.8137
Fax 416.865.7380


BA, 1994
University of Manitoba
LLB, 1997
University of Manitoba

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1999


Amanda is co-head of the firm's Banking and Debt Finance Practice where she focuses on commercial banking and debt financings. Amanda represents lenders, sponsors and borrowers in complex domestic, international and global transactions, including acquisition finance, private equity and leveraged finance, liquidity financings, public and private offerings of debt securities, and streaming and royalty based financings. Amanda is also the head of the firm’s Fund Finance practice and works closely with fund clients and lenders on many fund finance products, including subscription facilities, NAV facilities and co-investment programs. In addition, Amanda is regularly involved in restructuring transactions, representing clients in debtor-in-possession and exit financings.

Representative Work

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Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in banking & finance (2016-2021)

The Legal 500 Canada—Leading lawyer in banking and finance (2021)

IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Highly regarded in financial services regulatory (2008-2021)

IFLR1000: Women Leaders (2021)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in banking and finance law (2015-2021)

Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading practitioner in banking and financial institutions (2021)

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leader lawyer in banking and financial institutions (2017-2021)

Who’s Who Legal—Leading lawyer in banking (2019-2021)

Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in banking & finance (2009-2015)

Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law—Leading lawyer in Canada (2012)


Trends in ESG loans


Professional Involvement

Amanda is a member of the Women in Law@Torys Committee. Amanda is also a director of Canada’s National Ballet School and Youth Employment Services.