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Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Thornton Grout Finnigan is a distinguished commercial litigation, restructuring and insolvency boutique based in Toronto, with notable experience representing banks, financial institutions and accountancy firms, as well as regulatory bodies and pension plans. The firm's deep bench of dedicated lawyers offers noteworthy strengths acting as debtors' counsel on major Canadian insolvencies. Its recent workload includes pharmaceutical, tobacco and cannabis insolvencies. The team also handles mandates in the mining and the oil and gas industries.

Strengths

"The team at TGF is very good to work with. The firm is deeply experienced in the insolvency and restructuring market," one source commented.

Another commentator added: "Their work product is impeccable."

Work highlights

A Thornton Grout team led by partner D.J. Miller represented EY, in its capacity as monitor of Peraso, in the company's CCAA proceedings.

Notable practitioners

D.J. Miller has extensive experience advising court-appointed receivers, lenders and creditors on CCAA proceedings. She is based in Toronto.
"She is extremely committed and will represent her clients with amazing ownership and vigour. If she acts for you, you will have strong and direct representation."

Grant Moffat is a Toronto-based lawyer who maintains a broad practice, encompassing regular roles advising on highly contentious insolvency mandates.
"He is an excellent lawyer, I have a lot of admiration for him. He offers great client service."

Leanne Williams is noted for her experience in major CCAA proceedings and is highly sought after by major commercial banks, among other clients. She is based in Toronto.
"Leanne is extremely knowledgeable, experienced and creative in working to develop unique solutions." "She is always very responsive and good to deal with."

Rebecca Kennedy advises on a range of CCAA proceedings and has especially notable experience in the cannabis space.
"She's practical, efficient and responsive." "She is a fearless advocate for her clients."

Toronto-based Robert Thornton is rated highly for his prowess in major restructurings and insolvencies. His clientele consists of corporations, monitors and creditors, among others.
"He's one of the top restructuring lawyers in the country." "He is very tuned in to CCAA proceedings, he knows the ins and outs and intricacies." "He is very responsive."

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Overview

TGF is widely recognized for its leading national and international restructuring practice. The TGF Restructuring Group applies its deep experience in restructuring to finding creative and business-oriented solutions that have led to strong, long-lasting relationships with its clients. TGF’s aggressive, responsive and effective approach to restructuring has ensured that its lawyers have been involved in virtually every major insolvency proceeding in Ontario over the last twenty years, covering every business sector.

Restructuring/Insolvency

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP

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Location

100 Wellington Street West, Suite 3200

P.O. Box 329

Toronto-Dominion Centre

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

ON M5K 1K7

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Nationwide - Canada

Restructuring/Insolvency


D.J. Miller
Band 3
Grant Moffat
Band 4
Leanne M. Williams
Band 4
Rebecca Kennedy
Band 5
Robert I Thornton
Band 1