- Asset-Based Lending
- Equipment & Asset Financing
- Financial Services
- Lending & Finance
- Project Finance
|Law School||University of Warwick, LL.B., 2004; Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course, 2005|
|Admitted||2014, Ontario; (not admitted in ON); 2008, London (England); (not admitted in ON). (Not admitted in Ontario)|
Patience Omokhodion is a member of our Financial Services Group . She works on financial and commercial matters, including commercial lending, cross-border transactions, secured and unsecured debt financings, public-private partnership transactions and joint venture arrangements involving both public and private companies.
Before joining Cassels Brock, Patience spent five years practising law at Clifford Chance LLP in London, England. Patience has experience working with clients on the incorporation, organization and financing of companies; in particular, in relation to the financing of energy, infrastructure and mining projects as well as aviation and vessel financings.
Patience has spent many months working with charities in East Africa and South America, providing free legal education and support to prisoners and their children. During her time in London, Patience volunteered at a free legal advice centre serving low-income members of the west London community. Patience has also mentored many students from ethnic minorities seeking to develop financial and/or legal careers, an initiative to encourage more young people from ethnic minorities to pursue such careers.
Patience has qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and has been called to the bar in Ontario.
Publications, Newsletters and Articles
Traps for the Unwary: Guarantors & Co-lessees - A Rose by Any Other Name
Cassels Brock Represents New Gold Inc. with the Refinancing of its Senior Revolving Credit Facilities
Cassels Brock Represents Torex Gold Resources Inc. in a 375 Million Project Financing Facility
Cassels Brock Acts for the Underwriters in ePals Corporation's Bought Deal Private Placement of Senior Secured Convertible Debentures
PRO BONO/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
•Worked with charities in East Africa and South America, providing free legal education and support to prisoners and their children
•Volunteered at a free legal advice centre serving low-income members of the west London, England community
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Traps for the Unwary: Guarantors & Co-Lessees - A Rose by Any Other Name
Jonathan Fleisher,Patience Kalu Omokhodion, May 12, 2014
At Cassels Brock, we are regularly asked by equipment lessors if it is better to structure a transaction as co-lessees or as a lessee with a guarantor. The classic example would be in a car lease where a parent is “signing” on behalf of their child. The parent will have no use of the...
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