George Benchetrit

Chaitons LLP

5000 Yonge St, Fl 10
Toronto, ON M2N 7E9
Phone: (416) 218-1141
Fax: (416) 218-1841

A partner at Chaitons LLP, George brings more than 20 years of experience in the areas of corporate restructurings, bankruptcy and insolvency, and commercial litigation. George represents and advises a broad range of stakeholders and court-appointed officers in proceedings commenced under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, Business Corporations Act and other commercial and insolvency-related statutes. He also regularly represents shareholders of private companies in the context of disputes, both in court proceedings and in alternative dispute processes. He appears as counsel on a regular basis before the Commercial Court and Bankruptcy Court in Toronto, and has represented his clients in proceedings before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. George is currently the Chair of the Insolvency Section of the Ontario Bar Association and an Executive Member of the National Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring Section of the Canadian Bar Association.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
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