MLT Aikins LLP – Winnipeg and Saskatchewan Insolvency and Restructuring Group

Our insolvency and restructuring team provides counsel with broad experience focused on insolvency and restructuring law. We represent clients across a variety of industries including retail, agriculture, food services, transportation, construction, real estate, manufacturing and professional. We act as counsel to lenders, trustees, debtors, directors and officers.


J.J. Burnell

J.J. regularly provides advice regarding corporate recovery strategies, debt restructuring, arrangements, proposals, loans, loan recovery and enforcement, shareholder, director and employee issues, lender liability, bankruptcy and receivership generally. She advises various creditors including banks, secondary lenders and venture capital firms, directors, officers, shareholders and debtors.

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Madison Sutherland

Madison’s insolvency and restructuring practice consists of representing secured and unsecured creditors with realizations and enforcement of security and providing advice regarding debt restructuring, arrangements, proposals, loans, and bankruptcy and receivership generally.

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Jeff Lee, Q.C.

Jeff represents companies in financial distress, lenders, and court officers in restructuring and insolvency proceedings across Western Canada. Jeff’s insolvency experience includes assignments in the manufacturing, energy, aviation, real estate, agribusiness, hospitality, transportation, telecommunications, fish processing, construction, forest products, mining, and pulp and paper industries.

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Paul Olfert

Paul provides practical restructuring, secured realization and dispute resolution solutions to businesses, lenders, insolvency professionals and individuals.

Paul’s experience includes commercial foreclosures and insolvency proceedings, demand and commencement of Saskatchewan foreclosure actions, the special Saskatchewan Farm Security Act procedure in Saskatchewan and advocacy at leave state of foreclosure proceedings. His experience in relation to commercial matters, secured realization, insolvency proceedings, and commercial litigation, in tandem with the experience of the prominent MLT Aikins insolvency and restructuring and commercial litigation groups, allows Paul to provide practical restructuring, recovery, and dispute resolution services to businesses, lenders, professional services firms and individuals.

Paul obtains court orders necessary for ancillary matters in foreclosure action and for resolution of proceedings by sale or foreclosure. In addition, he obtains deficiency judgment where applicable.

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James Rose

Along with advising clients on debt recovery, business disputes, product liability and issues such as deficiency and delay claims arising from construction projects, James has extensive expertise with enforcement through Saskatchewan’s Enforcement of Money Judgments Act and has an increasing bankruptcy and insolvency law practice.

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