John QC is an internationally-recognized insolvency and restructuring lawyer, advising major companies on complex commercial reorganizations. The immediate past Chair of the Firm’s Global Insolvency and Restructuring group, (from 2007 to 2017), He has a wealth of experience in regional, national and international insolvencies and restructuring. With his tremendous expertise acting as counsel for the debtor in reorganizations, John has a diverse range of major corporations as clients such as Tervita Corporation, Bear Mountain, Pope and Talbot, Adanac Molybdenum, 360 networks, St. Eugene's Mission, and Napier Environmental Technologies. He acts as counsel for a major creditor and as counsel for the receiver or monitor in numerous cases. He has recently been acting as representative counsel for 3,700 investors in CCAA of League Investments and acted for 2,000 investors in the Avia West CCAA. Publicly-traded corporations seek out John for his expertise in capital restructuring in insolvency and utilization of tax losses. Chambers Global, Euromoney, Who’s Who Legal, Lexpert®, Benchmark and Martindale Hubbell recognize him for his insolvency and restructuring expertise and John has twice been awarded the British Columbia Insolvency and Restructuring counsel of the year by Best Lawyers.
Year Called to the Bar:
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Financial Restructuring