Year called to bar: 2007 (AB); 2007 (SK); 2008 (BC); 2015 (YT)
Lance Williams specializes in the area of commercial insolvency and restructuring. His practice includes advising & representing trustees, debtors, directors and creditors on complex insolvency and restructuring issues including debt restructuring, corporate reorganizations, loan workouts, fraudulent preferences, 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, retail, real estate, technology, and agriculture where he has been counsel on a number of precedent-setting cases. Lance has acted on numerous cross-border and multi-jurisdictional restructurings, and is a member of several invitation-only groups of insolvency practitioners, including the International Insolvency Institute and the Insolvency Institute of Canada. Lance also provides advice in commercial finance, advising borrowers, private lenders, financial institutions, mezzanine lenders and distressed lenders on asset-backed loans, real estate financing, acquisition financing, debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing and syndicated loans.