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77 KING STREET WEST, SUITE 400, TORONTO, ONTARIO M5K 0A1, CANADA
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Kenneth Kraft

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Work +1 416 863 4374
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Dentons

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Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Banking and Finance; Media, Entertainment and Sports

Position

Partner

Career

A member of our Financial Services Law Group, Kenneth Kraft focuses his practice on insolvency and finance, both secured and unsecured. Acting for lenders as well as borrowers, his expertise encompasses receiverships, informal work-outs and all manner of restructurings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. Ken is recommended as a leading insolvency practitioner for Canada in the Restructuring and Insolvency Handbook of the Global Counsel Handbook series.

Mr. Kraft is listed as a leading lawyer in restructuring and insolvency in editions of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2010. In 2009, Mr. Kraft was one of just two Canadian lawyers nominated for the BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms, which honours superior client service delivered to corporate counsel at Fortune 1000 and other large companies. In 2011, Kenneth was recognized for his expertise in Insolvency & Restructuring Law in Corporate INTL Magazines’ 50 Best Lawyers in Canada and in 2013 in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Read Kenneth's full biography here.

Languages

English

Member

Education

London School of Economics and Political Science, 1996, LLM
York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1989, LL.B.


Canada

Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Dentons, which blends ‘exceptionally good technical, practical and business advice’, is held up by clients as a ‘great choice for complex matters due to its strong and deep team’. Among its key names, John R Sandrelli is widely acclaimed as ‘the best in Vancouver’ and advised PwC as monitor in the CCAA restructuring of the Sunrise Group. In Calgary, national chair David Mann is valued for his ‘smart, solution-oriented and pragmatic approach’ and advised the TD Bank-led lending syndicate on the cross-border restructuring of Poseidon Concepts. Montreal group lead Roger Simard and Toronto group lead Kenneth Kraft are also highly regarded.

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