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Chaitons LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency

2 ranked lawyersBand 4Nationwide - CanadaCanada 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognised for its strength in mid-market corporate restructuring and bankruptcy matters and related litigation. Offers notable experience representing a range of stakeholders in insolvency, including liquidators, creditors and court-appointed monitors. Acts for a diverse portfolio of clients from the manufacturing, automotive, transportation, retail and financial services sectors. Based in Toronto, the firm has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. Also experienced in cross-border work with the US market.

Strengths

Sources deem the firm to be "very knowledgeable, very responsive and very, very well respected."

Notable practitioners

Sources deem George Benchetrit to be "a very good practitioner who is great to have on files and very effective." He is active on a range of matters, spanning all aspects of insolvency, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring.

Sources describe Harvey Chaiton as "an all-round good technical lawyer." He is experienced acting on CCAA proceedings, representing the full gamut of stakeholders, including creditors such as financial institutions and private equity firms.

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Nationwide - Canada

Restructuring/Insolvency


George Benchetrit
Band 4
Harvey Chaiton
Band 2