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

Work Department

Cannabis Law


Ranjeev is a partner and Co-Head of McCarthy Tétrault’s national Cannabis Law Group. He helps clients successfully navigate the evolving demands of the high-growth cannabis market in Canada and abroad, advising in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including debt and equity financings, private equity and venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters including acting for special committees, shareholder arrangements, corporate reorganizations, regulatory matters, public markets matters, distribution and supply agreements and joint ventures. He has worked on a number of the most significant mandates in the sector and has been featured in numerous articles and media outlets. Ranjeev has spoken at conferences across Canada and internationally in the US and the UK.

Ranjeev represents “plant touching” and “non-plant touching” private, public, domestic and international clients including new entrants into the cannabis sector, with international experience in the US, UK, continental Europe, South America, Africa and Australia.


Admitted to the Ontario bar, 2007.

Adjunct professor at Western University, Faculty of Law, teaching “Cannabis Law and Practice”.


Board of Directors, Global Cannabis Partnership (GCP)

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Cannabis

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McCarthy Tétrault runs a truly nationwide practice with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Québec, and can also draw on its office in New York for US-facing matters. Indeed, for many international clients, or those looking for access to international markets, the team is a first port of call. Rami Chalabi in Toronto, has a strong track record in cross-border transactions and international business partnerships in the space. Industry specialist Ranjeev Dhillon heads the team from Toronto with commercial litigator Awanish Sinha. The firm is also well-positioned to adapt to changes in the sector. Its top-tier corporate practice has become invaluable in responding to more demanding corporate governance in the sector, as well as to insolvencies and consolidation.