Fishman Flanz Meland Paquin LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for Montréal firm with niche expertise in commercial litigation, insolvency and restructuring. Advises Canadian and international financial institutions on a range of matters, including corporate workouts and bankruptcies. Also active in retail, mining and manufacturing. The team is active in the mid-market.

Strengths Interviewees label this a "great firm" with a "phenomenal presence in Québec."

Clients commend the lawyers' "creativity, diligence, rigour and thought leadership."

Notable practitioners

Avram Fishman comes recommended for his prominent practice in the Montréal market. He recently acted for the court-appointed receiver in the Norshield Financial Group CCAA restructuring.

Mark Meland is highlighted for his expertise in litigation, with sources commenting: "He's very efficient in a courtroom." Interviewees note that he "has a great mind and is creative - he looks to solve issues and get stuff done." He was co-counsel for the Representatives of all Non-Union Active Employees and Retirees in Wabush's CCAA proceedings.