Shaun Parekh

Counsel | Toronto


Portrait of Shaun Parekh


Shaun Parekh started his legal career at Miller Thomson LLP where he primarily practiced in the financial services group. During his time here, Shaun was an advisor to a number of Schedule I and II banks, non-bank lenders, and borrowers on domestic and international secured lending files. His private practice experience spans various types of transactions, including bilateral and syndicated arrangements, cash-flow lending, asset-based lending, floorplan financing and other specialty areas.

Over the past several years Shaun worked as Vice President, Legal Counsel at a global rating agency where he provided advice on private and public securitization transactions. His work covered many asset classes that support the Canadian market for asset-backed securities and asset-backed commercial paper, including but not limited to residential mortgages, auto loans and leases, equipment loans and leases, and covered bonds.

Shaun’s key area’s of focus are:

  • Financial Services: syndicated, bi-lateral and commercial loans, cross-border loans, bridge financing, project finance, asset based loans, private equity, and mezzanine/subordinated debt
  • Structured Finance & Securitization: asset securitization

Shaun received his J.D. from Osgoode Law School in 2014 and was called to the Ontario bar in 2015.

Thought leadership

Professional memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association

Bar admissions & education

  • Ontario, 2015
  • Passed CFA Level I Exam, February 2021
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2014
  • B.Sc. (honours), Western University, 2011