Rachael Belanger is an associate in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and a member of the Banking and Financial Services Group. Rachael's practice covers debt financing, insolvency and regulatory work.
Rachael has experience in various types of debt financing transactions where she has represented both borrowers and lenders. Previous transactional work includes domestic, cross-border and international financing, first and second lien credit facilities, project finance, acquisition finance, re-financings, bond financings and numerous other debtor-creditor issues. Rachael has also represented secured creditors, debtors and court appointed officers in insolvency proceedings. On the regulatory side, Rachael has dealt with various regulatory issues relating to banking and lending generally as well as specifically in the financial technology space.
Rachael was both a summer student and an articling student at BLG before joining the Firm as an associate in 2015.