Barbara Farina


Barbara is a partner in KRB’s Banking and Finance group. With over 25 years of experience, she handles a broad range of financing matters, including national and cross-border acquisition financings, various credit facilities, project and real estate financings, private placements, public offerings, and master lease financings.

Barbara advises a diverse array of financing stakeholders, such as lenders, sponsors and corporate borrowers, on transactions involving operating lines of credit, asset-based financing, public financings, leasing, securitizations, real estate loans, infrastructure project financings, and construction financings. Her practice spans multiple industries, including financial institutions, transportation, natural resources, real estate, and manufacturing.

Not only does she regularly act on behalf of major Canadian, cross-border, and global syndicated financings, but she also plays a key role in M&A transactions, representing both purchasers and sellers.

Awards and Recognitions

Best Lawyers in Canada:

– Banking and Finance Law, 2020-2024

– Project Finance Law, 2021-2024

– Asset-Based Lending Practice, 2022-2024

– Venture Capital Law, 2024

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory:

– Recommended in Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing, 2021-2024

– Recommended in Banking & Financial Institutions, 2021-2024

Legal 500 Canada:

– Banking and Finance, 2013

Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys

Memberships and Affiliations

Quebec Bar

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance

Real Estate



Université de Montréal, LL.B. (1996)

Year of Call

Quebec Bar (1998)