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Svetlana Samochkine, Partner

Svetlana Samochkine

Partner Fasken
A credit agreement should not be treated as an adhesion contract – a company has every advantage to partner with experienced legal advisors in setting up financings so as to mitigate risk and to ensure a harmonious relationship with its lenders.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2012 | Ontario, 2012
Language(s) French, English, Russian, Spanish, Italian
Office(s) Montréal


Svetlana Samochkine is a member of the Banking and Finance group of Fasken’s Montreal office. She represents both financial institutions and borrowers in setting up syndicated loans, project financings and other domestic and international financing operations.


After completing her articling at Fasken, Svetlana joined the banking team in July 2012. She is a member of both the Barreau du Québec and the Ontario Bar (the Law Society of Upper Canada) and has been a director on the board of the Maison grise de Montréal since 2014.


  • Recognized in Banking and Finance Law in Montreal, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022
  • Recognized nationwide as a Rising Star Partner in Banking, IFLR 1000 2022
  • Recognized nationwide as a rising star in banking, IFLR 1000 2016 to 2021

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • BCL McGill University
  • LLB McGill University

Community involvement

  • Director, La Maison grise de Montréal (2014 to 2019)
  • Secretary, Théâtre Magasin (2013 to 2015)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Quebec Bar 
  • Member, Bar of Montreal 
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Quebec Women in Finance
  • Member, International Bar Association




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