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. Based in Toronto, the firm has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as the SCC. Also experienced in cross-border work with the US market.

Strengths One client drew attention to the "very strong team," noting that they would "take the more complex files to them."

Another source highlighted their litigation capabilities, saying: "They're very good in court."

Notable practitioners

"Tough and no-nonsense," George Benchetrit is known for being "very efficient" and getting "right to the point." His practice includes commercial and insolvency litigation, with additional expertise in ADR.

"Phenomenal deal maker" Harvey Chaiton is known as "an authority in insolvency." Sources respect his experience, knowledge and skill in this area, reporting that he is "very quick on his feet." Clients also appreciate his responsiveness.