Partner. Head of Corporate Restructuring Group. Practises banking, financing, corporate reorganizations, bankruptcies and insolvency law. Participated in restructurings of Nortel, Target Canada, MF Global Canada, LightSquared, Chemtura, Indalex, CanWest, Circuit City/InterTAN Canada, AbitibiBowater, Quebecor World, Calpine, MuscleTech, Laidlaw, JTI-Macdonald, Air Canada and Fleming Group/Core-Mark. Particular expertise in cross-border and international transactions. “There is nobody better for Canadian/US/UK cross-border work” according to Who’s Who International. Ranked as a leading lawyer in insolvency/restructuring law by Lexpert®, Chambers, IFLR, The Legal 500 Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada (2011 Toronto insolvency & financial restructuring lawyer of the year), and by Euromoney’s Best of the Best (one of top 30 restructuring lawyers worldwide). Since 2005, Jay has been recognized by Who’s Who International as one of the top 10-15 most highly regarded restructuring lawyers worldwide and in 2016 was the most highly nominated restructuring lawyer in Canada. Past Chair of the Canadian Insolvency Foundation. Member of International Insolvency Institute, Insolvency Institute of Canada and INSOL International.
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Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring
Banking & Financial Institutions