France M. Tenaille
France M. Tenaille
Partner at Gowling WLG
(416) 369-7398
100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2004 (ON)
France Tenaille is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. A member of the firm's Business Law, Energy and Mining Groups, she is also leader of its Latin America team. With almost 30 years of experience advising on Canadian and international matters, France focuses her practice on complex corporate, corporate finance, project finance and M&A transactions and commercial agreements with an emphasis on Latin American energy and natural resources. She has specific experience with mining (earn-in) options, joint ventures, mine operating agreements, off-take agreements, royalties, and strategic alliance agreements, layback agreements, among others. Before moving to Canada, France practised for over five years at a major law firm in Caracas, Venezuela. Her unique legal training and experience allows her to advise on a range of Latin American matters. Similarly, she is uniquely positioned to advise Latin American clients on Canadian and international matters. France is regularly distinguished in a number of legal publications including Chambers GlobalChambers Latin America, The Canadian Legal Lexpert DirectoryWho's Who Legal: MiningIFLR1000 and Latinvex: Latin America's Top 100 Lawyers. She received the Best Lawyers 2023 Mining Law "Lawyer of the Year" award in Toronto.
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