David Ward is a partner in the Restructuring and Insolvency Group at Cassels Brock in Toronto. David has a litigation emphasis to his insolvency practice, with a particular focus on creditors' rights and remedies in reorganizations and liquidations and has significant experience advising a wide range of lenders and creditors on all aspects of commercial reorganizations in Canada.
David acted as counsel in the cross-border reorganization that involved the first application between Canada and the United States of the International Bar Associations Cross-Border Insolvency Concordat and has been involved in numerous domestic and cross-border insolvencies for many years where he has advised a wide range of stakeholders including secured creditors, debtors.
David is a regular contributor to
Getting the Deal Through - Restructuring & Insolvency
– an annual publication from Law Business Research Ltd. and co-authored the 2013 Canada chapter. He co-authored the Partnership Bankruptcy Chapter of
Partnership Law in Canada
as well as the Cassels Brock reference manual ‘Portable Insolvency Legislation in Canada’; in addition, David co-authored the insolvency chapter for the firm’s
Doing Business in Canada: A Practical Guide