Chuck Rich

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Charles (Chuck) Rich* is a partner at Cassels, serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Banking & Specialty Finance Group and is a member of the firm’s top-ranked Cannabis Group. Chuck’s practice focuses on secured and unsecured loan transactions and debt restructurings. He offers expertise in corporate and commercial lending, including syndicated financings, acquisition financing, leveraged buyouts, asset-based lending, subordinate debt/first lien/second lien financings, cross-border transactions, receivables financing, special project financings (including trusts, partnership and limited partnerships), and scientific research and experimental development financing. Chuck acts for domestic banks, corporations, financial sponsors, family offices, as well as many foreign financial institutions. In addition, he acts as Canadian Counsel to numerous foreign law firms. Chuck’s practice also includes security enforcement, workouts and insolvency/debt restructurings for financial institution and corporate clients.

Chuck’s recent experience includes acting for:

Chuck is recognized as a leader in his field by such authorities as Chambers Canada, Lexpert, and Best Lawyers and has completed the Osgoode Certificate in Cannabis Law and Regulation.

*denotes Professional Corporation

  • Best Lawyers in Canada (Asset-Based Lending; Banking and Finance)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Banking & Financial Institutions, Asset-Based Lending)
  • Chambers Canada (Banking & Finance)
  • IFLR1000 (Banking & Finance)
  • Legal 500 Canada (Banking and Finance)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Canada (Banking)
  • “Provides exceptional support in very complicated situations.” – Chambers Canada (Banking & Finance)
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1998
  • M.B.A., Schulich School of Business, 1998
  • B.Sc., University of Toronto, 1993
  • Ontario, 2000
  • Canadian Bar Association