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Derek Harland


Derek is an associate in both the restructuring and insolvency and commercial litigation practice groups. He articled at TGF where he gained a wide variety of experience in both practice areas.

Derek was the recipient of the prestigious 2019 IIC Law Student Writing Award for his paper entitled “The “Key” to Success? KERPs in Canadian Restructuring Law”, which was published in the 2020 edition of the Journal of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.

While attending Western University for law school, he was a member of the Dean’s List and participated in the 2018 Gale Cup. In the fall of 2018, he spent a term on exchange at the National University of Singapore where he was the recipient of the Thomson Reuters Prize in International Commercial Litigation.

Professional Involvement

 Derek is currently a member of:
  • The Turnaround Management Association
  • The Ontario Bar Association
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society


  • J.D. (Western University), 2019
  • B.A. (Wilfrid Laurier University), 2016 (Honours)

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