Chris Armstrong

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 849-6013
Fax: (416) 979-1234

Partner. Practises restructuring, commercial insolvency, M&A and corporate law. Represents debtors, court-appointed officers, bondholders, purchasers and other stakeholders in complex Canadian and cross-border restructurings, and acts on behalf of purchasers and vendors in receivership and distressed asset sales. Recent mandates include the restructurings of Nortel Networks, Crystallex International Corporation, Horsehead Holding Corp., Smurfit-Stone, Northstar Aerospace and Eddie Bauer. Plays an integral role in the Nortel proceedings where he has represented the Canadian court-appointed Monitor in nearly all aspects of the cross-border proceeding, including the sale of Nortel’s business units and patents for $7.5 billion, the claims resolution process, the restructuring and wind-up of Nortel Canada’s controlled subsidiaries in the Asia-Pacific region and the cross-border trial to resolve various disputes among Nortel’s Canadian, US and European estates. Adjunct professor at Western University Law School where he teaches the advanced restructuring course. Co-author of various papers and recognized as a "rising star" in Legal Media Group's Rising Stars 2016 guide. Received his LLB from Osgoode Hall in 2007 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2008.

Year Called to the Bar:2008 (ON)
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