John currently sits on the Canada Region Board having also spent 6 years as the managing partner of the Vancouver office and contributing globally on the Board of the Asia Pacific Region of Dentons. In his practice, John is highly regarded for his work in restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy matters. John regularly acts for companies in need of restructuring as well as for trustees, receivers, financial institutions, commercial lenders, noteholders and other creditors. John has practised exclusively in the insolvency area for over 25 years, the first part of his career in Toronto until 1997, when he relocated to Vancouver. John has extensive experience with restructurings under both the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and has been involved in numerous real estate, technology forestry and mining industry matters in the last several years. He also has a working familiarity with the United States Bankruptcy Code in the context of his cross border experience and cases. Additionally, in his practice, John regularly advises internationally-based companies on lending and remedy issues in Canada and is frequently retained by other international law firms on Canadian bankruptcy issues.