Year called to bar: 2007 (AB); 2007 (SK); 2008 (BC); 2015 (YT)
Lance Williams specializes in the area of commercial insolvency. His practice includes advising and representing trustees, debtors, directors, and creditors on complex insolvency and restructuring issues including debt restructuring, corporate reorganizations, loan workouts, fraudulent preference actions, foreclosures, bankruptcies, and receiverships. Lance is frequently involved in proceedings pursuant to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, and has particular experience regarding restructurings involving mining, cannabis, forestry, oil & gas, retail, real estate, technology, and agriculture. Lance has acted on numerous cross-border and multi-jurisdictional restructurings. In addition, Lance often advises borrowers and lenders on all aspects of secured lending transactions, including acting for major financial institutions, mezzanine lenders, and distressed lenders on ABL lending, real estate–backed loans, and syndicated loans. As a member of the Bars of British Columbia (2008), Alberta (2007), Saskatchewan (2007), and Yukon (2015), Lance regularly advises clients on multi-jurisdictional matters and frequently appears in the courts of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Yukon.