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Harvey Chaiton

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General: 416-222-8888416-222-8888

Email: harvey@chaitons.com

A partner of Chaitons LLP, Harvey practices in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency with particular emphasis on receiverships and corporate restructurings, including insolvency litigation. He has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada to argue cases on diverse issues arising in insolvency matters under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Personal Property Security Act.

Harvey has extensive experience advising Canadian and international financial institutions, private and public corporations, indenture trustees, private equity firms, asset‐based lenders, equipment lessors, unsecured trade creditors, debtors, private and court‐appointed receivers, monitors, liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy in Canadian and cross‐border corporate restructuring, receivership, bankruptcy, liquidation and enforcement proceedings. He is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, the Ontario Personal Property Security Law Committee and the Commercial List Users Committee.

Harvey is well-known and highly regarded within the legal community. He is listed by Chambers & Partners which ranks the best law firms and lawyers in jurisdictions throughout the world and has been recognized by Lexpert® and The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading insolvency and restructuring lawyer. He has lectured extensively on the topic of bankruptcy and insolvency and is the immediate past Chair of the executive committee of the Canadian Bar Association of Ontario Insolvency Law Section.

Harvey studied at the University of Western Ontario and obtained his LL.B at Osgoode Hall Law School in 1980. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1982.

 

Credentials

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario in 1982
  • University of Western Ontario
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B. (1980)
  • Member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, the Ontario Personal Property Security Law Committee and the Commercial List Users Committee

Harvey represents a broad range of clients. He has extensive experience advising Canadian and international financial institutions, private and public corporations, indenture trustees, private equity firms, asset-based lenders, equipment lessors, unsecured trade creditors, debtors, private and court-appointed receivers, monitors, liquidators and trustees in bankruptcy in Canadian and cross-border corporate restructuring, receivership, bankruptcy, liquidation and enforcement proceedings. Harvey is recognized as a leading insolvency and restructuring lawyer in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and the Lexpert/American Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

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