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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

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Practice focuses on commercial insolvency, restructuring, bankruptcy and related litigation. Experience in numerous complex Canadian corporate restructurings representing a wide variety of stakeholder groups, including debtors, secured creditors, court officers and landlords. Experience includes, the restructuring of 33 Yorkville, Halo, Clover, Rothmans, Benson and Hedges, U. S. Steel Canada, Bondfield Construction – related P3 projects, Arctic Glacier, Cash Store, Skyservice and Asset Backed Commercial Paper as well as the cross-border restructurings of Takata, SquareTwo and Elephant and Castle.


Insolvency Institute of Canada, TMA (Toronto), OBA, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Restructuring and insolvency

McCarthy Tétrault‘s group handles both domestic and cross-border restructurings, work-outs and insolvencies. The team regularly represent debtors, major financial institutions and other capital providers, large corporate creditors and court-appointed monitors, receivers and trustees. In Toronto, practice head James Gage focuses on advising debtors, creditors, investors and court officers in work-out, restructuring and insolvency proceedings. Partner Sean Collins in Calgary majors on out-of-court and court-supervised restructurings, while Heather Meredith (also Toronto) covers commercial insolvency, restructuring and bankruptcy mandates, as well as related litigation. Lance Williams is a key contact at the Vancouver office. Other key figures include Alain Tardif and Jocelyn Perreault in Montreal.