Kenneth S. Atlas

Kenneth S. Atlas is the national leader of the banking and financial services group at Borden Ladner Gervais, practising in the Montréal and Toronto offices. He specialises in banking, secured and unsecured debt financing, project finance, corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency, and venture capital. He has represented numerous loan syndicates in connection with such matters, including loans and insolvencies in multiple jurisdictions.

He is recognised in the 2014 and 2013 editions of Who's Who Legal: Canada (Banking), the 2014 and 2013 editions of Chambers Global ' The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Banking & Finance), the 2014 edition of the Lexpert®//American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada® (Banking and Financial Institutions), the 2014 edition of the Lexpert® Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Layers in Canada (Banking and Financial Institutions), the 2014 Montreal Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in Canada®, the 2014 edition of IFLR1000 ' The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, the 2014 and 2013 editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Banking and Financial Institutions, Project Finance), the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada and as a leading banking and finance lawyer in the 2014 edition of The Legal 500 Canada. He was selected by peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Banking and Finance, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring), features in the Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Banking and Financial Institutions) and has a peer reviewing rating of 4.4 out of 5 in the Martindale-Hubbell® BV® Distinguished'.

Practice areas


  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Quebec


  • International Panel


  • McGill University: LLB/BCL, 1980

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