Insolvency & Restructuring

We have significant experience acting as counsel in most aspects of insolvency law, including:

  • Advising trustees in the administration of estates under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA);
  • Bringing and opposing bankruptcy applications, filing proofs of claim, responding to stays of proceedings obtained by debtors, and opposing or seeking discharges from bankruptcy;
  • Pursuing and litigating debt collections;
  • Enforcing security for secured creditors including both personal property, land foreclosures, and other enforcements;
  • Advising trustees, debtors and creditors in BIA Proposals;
  • Advising on debt restructurings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) for both creditors and debtors;
  • Acting as independent counsel to boards of directors, officers, and monitors in such proceedings;
  • Advising on receiverships and liquidations including non-BIA receiverships; and
  • Providing priority opinions and litigation services in resolving priority disputes.

Our Insolvency & Restructuring Team

Diana K. Lee is a Partner at Kanuka

Diana K. Lee, K.C.



Warren N. Sproule, K.C.



Mya M. Osatiuk