Peter S. MacGowan
Senior Counsel | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2278

Peter has been practising financial services law at Blakes since 1992. His practice is centred on the structuring and documentation of domestic and cross-border financing transactions and includes syndicated financing transactions, high-yield notes offerings, asset-based financings, subordinated debt arrangements and restructurings.

Peter has represented lenders and borrowers in the context of financing arrangements across a broad range of economic sectors and industries, including the hospitality industry, the manufacturing sector, retail operations, telecommunications, health care and financial services.

Peter has also worked closely with private equity clients in connection with a number of acquisition and divestiture transactions, including the provision of advice regarding corporate and regulatory matters.


Peter is recognized in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 (Banking and Finance Law)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms 2018 (Financial Services Regulatory)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018 (Banking & Financial Institutions)