Partner and member of the Litigation Group, Mr. Martel specializes in banking and restructuring. Has represented lenders, borrowers and investors in Canadian, cross-border or foreign matters. Acts as legal advisor for lending institutions and companies that specialize in the restructuring and sale of financially troubled businesses. Advises monitors, debtors, Canadian, US and foreign lenders and investors, as well as asset purchasers. Has participated in the representation of major private and public corporations in the context of large-scale restructurings under the CCAA. Recognized in Chambers Canada 2018 as a leading lawyer in restructuring/insolvency; The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018; IFLR1000 2018 as a rising star in financial restructuring and M&A Chambers Global 2017 as an up and coming lawyer in restructuring and insolvency; the Lexpert® 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada in the area of Insolvency and Financial Restructuring. Member of the Executive Committee of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency section of the Canadian Bar Association, of the Turnaround Management Association, of the American Bankruptcy Institute, of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and of INSOL International.