Philippe H. Bélanger

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 2500
Montréal, QC H3B 0A2
Phone: (514) 397-4203
Fax: (514) 875-6246
E-mail: [email protected]

Partner in the firm’s Montréal office. Practice focuses on bankruptcy and restructuring, as well as commercial litigation. Frequently represents secured lenders and borrowers in major restructurings and insolvencies. Has appeared before Senate and House of Commons committees on behalf of the Insolvency Institute of Canada. Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal. Has given numerous conferences and published texts in the field of insolvency and creditors’ rights on the topics of Crown rights and recourses, collective agreements, and bankruptcy and lender environmental liability. Past President of the Insolvency Institute of Canada (2016–2018). Member of the Canadian delegation at UNCITRAL (Working group V – Insolvency). Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada in four categories, in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, in Who’s Who Legal: Canada and in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Awarded the title Advocatus Emeritus in 2017. Clerked with Chief Justice Antonio Lamer at the Supreme Court of Canada in 1989 and 1990. Obtained a master’s degree (BCL), Oxford, 1991. Co-authored a book on the global reform of the BIA and CCAA which came into force in September 2009. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1989.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (QC)
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