Robert Thornton has been named President of the Insolvency Institute of Canada for a two year term as of October 8, 2020.
Mitchell has a broad corporate restructuring and insolvency practice. He has experience in the enforcement of creditors’ rights, receiverships, BIA and CCAA proceedings, security enforcement, debtor protection and various commercial agreements. Mitchell also has experience representing debtors, creditors and purchasers’ interest in cross-border proceedings.
Mitchell has won two insolvency writing awards: the Michael MacNaughton Student Writing Award for a co-authored paper entitled “The broader the better: Review of expanding the CCAA stay of proceedings to third parties” and the Insolvency Institute of Canada’s Law Student Writing Award for the paper “The Clash Between Corporate & Insolvency law: CBCA Restructurings”, published in the 2016 edition of the Journal of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.
While attending the University of Western Ontario, Mitchell was the student director of the Western Business Law Clinic and a case manager at the Sport Solution Clinic. He also captained the 2015 Law Games team and played varsity baseball for Western.
TGF acts as counsel to the Applicant in its CCAA proceedings. JTIM’s CCAA proceedings are related to the CCAA filings of both Rothmans, Benso...
Canadian counsel to the companies with respect to a US$400 million prepackaged restructuring plan in Canada and the US.
Represented the College in obtaining the first court-appointed Receiver over a student association in a post-secondary context.
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