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Canada Restructuring/Insolvency
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Band 3

3 Ranked Lawyers

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Restructuring/Insolvency - Canada
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Cassels Brock & Blackwell demonstrates a solid presence in Canada's national restructuring and insolvency market, offering significant multi-jurisdictional expertise, with a focus on Canada-US cross-border restructurings. The firm acts for a variety of clients in the mining and energy sectors, with notable experience working on behalf of both creditors and distressed companies. Cassels Brock also acts for trustees in various roles, including as monitors and receivers. The expansion of the restructuring and insolvency teams in Calgary and Vancouver has bolstered the strong practice in Toronto.

Strengths

Sources report: "The team is very strong with complementary strengths – attention to detail, creative thinking and passionate advocacy."

Another interviewee added: "They are very knowledgeable, responsive and offer strategic and client-friendly business advice."

Work highlights

A Cassels team led by Ryan Jacobs advised the ad hoc committee of debenture holders of iAnthus Capital Management on the company's restructuring under the British Columbia Business Corporations Act (BCBCA).

Notable practitioners

Toronto-based Jane Dietrich attracts high praise for her consummate handling of highly significant CCAA proceedings.
"She's a strong technical lawyer who is very bright and hard-working." "I am impressed with her knowledge and attention to detail."

Based in Toronto, Ryan Jacobs has notable experience in US-related matters, and has represented notable debtor clients in the energy sector in CCAA proceedings. He also has a noteworthy creditor practice.
"Ryan is a very commercial lawyer."

Toronto-based Shayne Kukulowicz chairs the restructuring and insolvency group at Cassels Brock. He advises an array of clients, including lenders and monitors, and has experience handling recapitalisation matters. His insolvency expertise is complemented by a significant grasp of bank lending and specialty finance.
"It's always a pleasure working with Shayne. He is knowledgeable, articulate and thoughtful."

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Restructuring/Insolvency

Jane Dietrich
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Jane Dietrich
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Band 2
Ryan Jacobs
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Ryan Jacobs
3
Band 3
Shayne R Kukulowicz
3
Shayne R Kukulowicz
3
Band 3

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