Richard Ngo

Richard Ngo
Telephone: 416 869 5324
Fax: 416 360 8877

Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 3C2

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Richard Ngo is an associate in our Financial Services Group. Richard’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, including representing lenders and borrowers involved in domestic and cross-border lending transactions, and corporate reorganizations. Prior to joining Cassels Brock as an associate, Richard summered and articled with the firm. During his articles, he gained valuable corporate experience with the Financial Services and Business Law Groups. Richard assisted with a number of corporate transactions including financings, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border insolvencies and restructurings.

Richard received his J.D. from the University of Windsor. While at the University of Windsor, he volunteered at Community Legal Aid, representing underserviced community members in criminal, provincial offences and landlord-tenant matters, as a caseworker, and then as a litigator. He was also a member of the Peer Mentorship Program, acting as a mentor to first year law students.

Richard graduated with Distinction from the University of Toronto, where he received his Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Criminology.

Representative Experience

  • Counsel to HSBC Bank Canada in connection with a $23.5 million credit facility in favour of Solis Foods Corporation Inc., Vivian Group Inc., and 1610830 Alberta Ltd.
  • Counsel to KPM Industries Ltd. and King Shotcrete Equipment Inc. in the sale of its packaged materials business to Sika Canada Inc. and Sika Corporation
  • Counsel to The Coca-Cola Company regarding regulatory and licensing matters in its transaction involving Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited acquiring Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada Company
  • Counsel for Integrated Private Debt Fund V LP in a $45 million senior secured term loan with Lighthouse Finance
  • Counsel for PharmHouse Inc. on a $80 million syndicated credit facility led by Bank of Montreal and including Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), one of the first syndicated debt deals in the cannabis sector and one of the first debt deals to involve multiple Schedule 1 banks
  • Counsel to New Gold in the sale of Mesquite Mine to Equinox Gold Inc. for gross proceeds of $158 million


University of Windsor, J.D., 2017

University of Toronto, B.A. (Hons.), 2013

Recent Work

Call to the bar

Ontario, 2018


Financial Services
Lending & Finance