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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


Rami Chalabi is a partner in the firm’s Business Law Group in Toronto and a key member of the firm’s national Cannabis Group. He has a dynamic corporate commercial practice and is an expert in guiding businesses through complex transactions. With a practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and strategic alliances, Rami acts in both the Canadian and cross-border context.

Rami advises a range of clients across the cannabis industry and is resolute in helping them identify and pursue strategic growth opportunities. He works to actively forge business partnerships between Canadian companies looking to expand domestically and internationally, and international conglomerates pursuing opportunities in the high growth cannabis sector.

From emerging companies to large publicly‑traded issuers, Rami is trusted by clients to understand their business needs and defend their interests with pragmatic and strategic counsel.


Ontario Bar, 2011

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

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Cannabis

(Next Generation Partners)

Rami ChalabiMcCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault offers high-end transactional services to its cannabis-sector clients. It has been involved in major restructurings, with Ranjeev Dhillon and Rami Chalabi notably advising Aurora on the restructuring of the C$25.9m it is owed by Choom Holdings. The team has also advised on a number of significant acquisitions. Due to its office base not only in the major commercial centres of Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Montreal, but also in New York and London, the practice is well placed to help its clients access global markets. Dhillon jointly leads the team with Awanish Sinha, who focuses on corporate litigation. Eric Block is also known for his litigation work, with a particular emphasis on class actions.