Ari Sorek is a partner in the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy group and in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group out of our Montréal office. He specializes in corporate and commercial litigation, financial restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency, as well as real estate related litigation. Ari has represented and advised various types of clients, operating in a wide range of industries (e.g.: tourism, retail, aviation, automotive, manufacturing, telecommunications, gaming, mining, construction), in numerous complex restructuring files, including several national and transnational matters. As such, Ari has represented creditors, debtors, trustees and court officers before the courts at both the trial and appellate levels.
His experience in and out of court includes representing clients in the context of leasing matters (landlord-tenant disputes, strategy), agreements of purchase and sale (conveyance of title, fraud, claims relating to legal warranties) and brokerage mandates. Ari has also represented clients in the context of various contractual claims, fraud recovery on behalf of financial institutions, securities litigation, injunctive proceedings and safeguard measures, as well as in arbitration proceedings in commercial disputes. Since 2015, Ari serves a representative of the Montréal Bar on the standing committee liaising with the judges of the Commercial Division of the Superior Court of Québec.