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Head of Davies’ Financial Restructuring & Insolvency practice, Robin advises on corporate turnarounds, workouts and restructurings, distressed asset sales and acquisitions, debtor-in-possession financings, and secured and unsecured creditor rights enforcement. Known for his creative and focused advice, he acts on numerous integrated cross-border proceedings and represents debtors, boards, purchasers, secured and unsecured creditors, receivers, monitors, and trustees in bankruptcy. Robin is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, INSOL International, and the Turnaround Management Association, as well as a past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Insolvency Law Section. He is also a periodic lecturer at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he lectures on the topics of secured transactions, bankruptcy, and insolvency. Select Recognition: Chambers CanadaChambers Global; IFLR1000The Legal 500 Canada; The Best Lawyers in CanadaWho’s Who Legal: Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1996 (ON)
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 863-5502
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: [email protected]

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