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John Torrey Toronto Lawyer

John W. Torrey

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1988
Language(s) Spanish, French, English
Office(s) Toronto

One of Canada’s most highly regarded lending lawyers, John Torrey has a practice focused exclusively on lending transactions.  With experience in all areas of lending, John has particular expertise in project and acquisition financings and in all aspects of mine finance.

John acts on behalf of both borrowers and lenders and has extensive experience with a broad range of financings in a broad range of industries.  The mine finance practice of John and his colleagues is amongst the most active in Canada.

John is supported by a team of talented and experienced colleagues allowing for consistently responsive and cost-effective representation.

John regularly represents, or acts opposite, many, if not most, of the banks active in Canada.  John is also very familiar with counsel active in this area.  John’s familiarity with those active in Canadian lending consistently proves an asset in effective and efficient file management.

John is consistently recognized as a top practitioner in the leading legal directories in the areas of banking, project financing and mining.  Amongst such recognitions, John is a Band 1 practitioner with Chambers Global.


  • Named as an Acritas Stars Lawyer - 2019, 2019
  • IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Law Firm Rankings guide as "Highly Regarded" for Banking, IFLR 1000 2018 to 2019
  • Recognized for Banking and Finance, Chambers Canada 2016 to 2019
Named as an Acritas Stars Lawyer - 2019
2016 to 2019 Chambers Canada Recognized for Banking and Finance Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.


  • LLB University of Toronto
  • BA Dartmouth College

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Dartmouth Lawyers Association


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