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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

Work Department

International Trade/WTO



Carmen Francis is a senior associate in the firm’s International Trade & Investment Law Group in Toronto. Her practice is focused on providing business-friendly, strategic and skilled advice across a wide range of trade, regulatory and compliance matters.

Within her international trade practice, Carmen has significant experience acting for clients in anti-dumping investigations and litigation, international investment disputes, import and export control matters, and customs and sanctions compliance. Her practice engages with a broad scope of industries, including the CPG, oil & gas, agribusiness, manufacturing and tech sectors. In the course of representing these clients, Carmen has developed a strategic understanding of the priorities, needs and challenges faced by companies seeking to leverage cross-border business opportunities.


Ontario Bar, 2012


English, French


Board Member – Canadian Association for Food Law and Policy; Ontario Bar Association International Law Section


Bachelor of Humanities, Carleton University;

JD/MA, University of Ottawa and Norman Paterson School of International Affairs