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Director of Practice Excellence - Practice Support


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

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Year of Call

Ontario, 2004


Business Essentials for Lawyers (Cont. Ed.), University of Toronto, 2008

LL.B., Queen's University, 2003

B.A., Laurentian University, 1997

Tilly Gray

Tilly Gray is the Director of Practice Excellence – Practice Support at Cassels Brock. In this role, Tilly enhances the culture of knowledge sharing and collaboration among the firm’s members in order to ensure effective and timely delivery of legal services to our firm’s clients. Tilly’s responsibilities include training and mentoring, developing policies and procedures, developing and enhancing precedents and other practice resources, and facilitating the design and implementation of organizational and technical structures to create efficiencies and capture and disseminate the intellectual capital of the firm’s members.

Before joining the Practice Excellence team, Tilly was an associate in the Financial Services Group. Her practice focused on general corporate, reorganization, and finance matters, representing both borrowers and lenders in a variety of domestic and cross-border secured and unsecured lending transactions. Tilly was involved in the following notable transactions:

  • Acting for the administrative agent and a cross-border syndicate of lenders in a $100 million financing of an NHL team, and a $265 million financing of another NHL team and arena
  • Acting for an NHL team in a $130 million financing of the team and arena
  • Acting for the administrative agent and syndicate of lenders in a $150 million construction financing for an international hotel chain
  • Acting for property management and the developer in a $122.5 million financing for construction of a downtown Toronto shopping and entertainment complex

Wanting to provide the same support and mentoring that she received early in her career, Tilly was an inaugural member of the Women’s Practice Development Committee, is an award-winning mentor for her work with the Student Committee, and has taught as a sessional professor at Queen's University, Faculty of Law. 

  • International Legal Technology Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association