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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 acts for a mix of high-profile debtors, financial institutions, trustees and court-appointed monitors. It is known for its strength in domestic and cross-border restrcuturings, insolvencies and workouts. The firm’s recent work included advising Hertz on the Canadian refinancing aspects of its $19bn liability sheet. The group often works with the firm’s broader corporate team and offers industry expertise in areas such as, energy, technology and financial services. James Gage leads the team from Toronto and is known for his high profile work. Other key names include Sean Collins in Calgary and Heather Meredith, who is also based in Toronto. Philippe Bélanger left to become a high court judge.