Senior partner leading the firm’s corporate restructuring practice in Canada. Involved in most of the major Canadian restructurings, including Essar Steel Algoma Inc., Montréal Maine & Atlantic Railway, Sino-Forest, Great Basin Gold, Nortel, SemCanada Crude, Quebecor World Inc., the Canadian asset-based commercial paper crisis, MuscleTech, Ravelston Corporation Limited, Air Canada, Teleglobe Inc., Bell Canada International Inc., Grace Canada, Inc. and Babcock & Wilcox Canada Ltd. Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada for insolvency & financial restructuring. Noted as “the most highly nominated lawyer in Canada” in a recent edition of Who’s Who Legal: Insolvency & Restructuring, which continues to recommend Derrick in its current edition; repeatedly named one of the top 30 insolvency lawyers worldwide in Euromoney’s The Best of the Best; recognized as an “Eminent Practitioner” in restructuring/insolvency in both Chambers Global and Chambers Canada; and identified as one of Canada’s leading Insolvency & Financial Restructuring lawyers in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Author of numerous articles for Canadian and international publications. Member of CBA, LSUC, IIC, ABI and IBA. Ontario Bar (1981).
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