Chaitons LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Nationwide - Canada
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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. Has acted as representative counsel to investors and as counsel to information officers. 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 Market commentators say: "Chaitons is an excellent firm and very active."

Sources consider it to be "a leading boutique firm."

Notable practitioners

Peers attest to the fact that George Benchetrit has been "very active on a lot of files in the last couple of years," and consider him "very easy to work with and practical." His work includes corporate restructurings.

Harvey Chaiton is noted by peers for the impressive calibre of his work on high-profile mandates, and for his litigious skill. His practice encompasses corporate restructurings and receiverships and market commentators describe him as "terrific - an excellent lawyer."