100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2004 (ON)
France Tenaille is a partner based in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office and a member of the firm’s Business Law and Energy, Infrastructure and Mining Groups. She is also leader of the firm’s Latin America and Cuba teams. France is an experienced business lawyer who has practised in Canada for more than 20 years, advising and leading on Canadian and international commercial, M&A, capital markets, and project finance transactions, with an emphasis on Latin America, energy, and natural resources. Before moving to Canada, France practised for more than five years at a major law firm in Caracas, Venezuela. Her civil law background and fluency in Spanish, coupled with her common law training and Canadian experience, allow her to advise Canadian and international clients on a full range of Latin American matters. Similarly, she is also well-positioned to advise Latin American clients on Canadian business and transactions. In addition to The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, France has been recognized for her service and expertise in several prominent publications, including Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Who’s Who Legal, IFLR1000, and Latinvex. France is a founder and former vice-chair and secretary of the New York State Bar Association’s Latin American Council.