595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2000 (BC)
Peter is a leading lawyer who practices in both the restructuring and insolvency area as well as on complex commercial litigation matters. His restructuring and insolvency practice involves advising debtor companies, lender syndicates, secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers of distressed assets, debtor-in-possession lenders, and other parties affected by business insolvency issues. He has acted as independent counsel for monitors in reorganization cases, receivers, and trustees in bankruptcy. Peter’s practice is national in scope and he has acted as debtor counsel as well as counsel to secured creditors in many of Canada’s largest insolvency files. In addition to appearing in all levels of court in British Columbia, Peter frequently appears in Ontario and Alberta on insolvency matters. He has also appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Tax Court of Canada, as well as numerous administrative tribunals, arbitrators, and mediators. Peter has co-authored Continuing Legal Education (CLE) papers, frequently appears as a lecturer at insolvency conferences, and is a contributing author to a comprehensive text on government liability. He is also a regular guest lecturer at the Law Society's professional legal training course.