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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


Partner in the International Trade and Investment Law group, specializes in international trade and customs law, product marketing and advertising regulatory law, procurement law, and international arbitration. International trade practice includes customs law, anti-dumping and countervail issues, import and export controls, trade facilitation and advising, foreign investment. Has participated in all stages of trade remedy disputes before the Canada Border Services Agency and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, including inquiries, expiry reviews, as well as China-specific and global safeguards. Regulatory law practice involves advising on international and domestic requirements regarding product and supply chain regulation, and key strategies for accessing and compliance and scoping opportunities in new markets. Expertise in specially regulated products.

Ranked in The Legal 500, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Expert Guides, Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyers in Canada and Lexpert.


Ontario Bar, 2002


ABA, IBA, Chair of the Board of Toronto Chapter – Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association, Member of Board – Defence Ontario


Serves as a member of the binational panels roster under the Canada-United States-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (CUSMA). Former adjunct professor of international arbitration at Queen’s University and MBA sessional instructor at DeGroote School of Business.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > International trade

(Next Generation Partners)

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Split between Toronto and Montréal, McCarthy Tétrault‘s international trade group is ‘quick to understand the complexities of its clients’ business and products‘. The team is highly sought after for its advice on enforcement and compliance, economic sanctions, and import and export controls. It also has a strong reputation in trade disputes, including WTO proceedings and matters before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal. Acting for domestic and international financial institutions, the group has developed expertise in a range of heavily regulated markets, including energy, mining, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, technology and defence. Litigator John Boscariol leads the team from Toronto, and is recommended for his experience of foreign investment regulation and cross-border trade. Also recommended are Martha Harrison, who focuses on matters involving power, energy, natural resources and technology; and Carmen Francis, a standout senior associate in the team.