Cliff Prophet is a partner and leader of Gowling WLG’s Restructuring and Insolvency National Practice Group. Cliff practises restructuring and insolvency, with a focus on litigation. Cliff's experience includes significant retainers for Canadian financial institutions, creditors, monitors, receivers, trustees in bankruptcy and corporate debtors. He is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and has been ranked by Chambers Global and by Lexpert®. Cliff represents clients before all levels of court and has been involved in some of the most significant insolvencies of recent years, including the CCAA proceedings involving the Canadian asset backed commercial paper market and the Sino-Forest and Essar Algoma insolvencies. Cliff is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and spent two years practising in London, where he advised a range of clients in relation to substantial multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions.