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Kathleen Butterfield Toronto Lawyer

Kathleen E. Butterfield

Partner | Co-Leader, China Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2004
Language(s) English, Chinese, Chinese (Cantonese)
Office(s) Toronto
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Kathleen Butterfield is a partner in the Financial Institutions Group and Co-Leader of the China Group. Kathleen works with banks, insurance companies, trust and loan companies, and other regulated and unregulated financial services providers on various commercial, transactional and regulatory matters. In particular, Kathleen has expertise in federal financial institutions legislation and provincial consumer protection and cost of borrowing legislation. She advises clients on credit card issuance, co-brand credit card programs, private label credit card programs and loyalty programs. She also assists with retail banking products and services such as deposit products, payment products and payment systems.

As an experienced corporate commercial lawyer, Kathleen has also acted on many significant and complex commercial arrangements and M&A transactions. She is a strong advocate for her clients. They appreciate that she takes the time to understand their business objectives and pressures and they value that she provides them with practical and innovative solutions.

Kathleen was named as a corporate lawyer to watch in the 2017 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. She also advised on the IJGlobal Americas “2016 North America Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year”.

When not assisting clients with their corporate objectives, Kathleen can be found trying to keep up with her eight year old and six year old.


  • For Infrastructure Law , Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017
  • North America Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year for UC Merced , Advised IJGlobal Americas 2016
2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory For Infrastructure Law
2016 Advised IJGlobal Americas North America Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year for UC Merced
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Education

  • LLB University of Windsor
  • BA University of Toronto (Trinity College)

Community involvement

  • Board Member, The Scott Mission
  • Former Board Member, The Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Ascend Canada
  • Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
Article The Canadian Insurance M&A Environment Asian-Mena Counsel M&A Special Report
Speaker Limiting the Risks in M&A Deals: Tips for Buyers and Sellers Fasken Toronto Symposium (8th Edition) location location Toronto, ON

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