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Preet K. Bell

Partner

Complex Legal Issues and Opinions Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.6513

Preet Bell specializes in the analysis of complex legal issues and provides advice and assistance to lawyers and clients of the firm in all areas of practice.

Preet prepares research memoranda, legal opinions and written advocacy on a broad range of issues. She analyzes and finds solutions for intricate and complicated legal issues in transactional, litigation, and insolvency and restructuring contexts. Preet's practice includes advising on the interplay of Canadian and foreign laws, and cross-border issues arising in restructurings and litigation.

Preet has published articles on a broad range of issues in a number of publications, including the National Creditor Debtor Review, the Banking & Finance Law Review, Ultimate Corporate Counsel Guide, the Canadian Securities Law News, the Federated Press Corporate Liability Journal, The Winston Report, the Corporate Securities and Financial Law Report, the Ontario Bar Association's Taxation Law Newsletter and the Federated Press Tax Litigation Journal. Preet is a contributing writer to Directors' Duties in Canada, 6th ed., published by CCH Canadian Limited. She was also interviewed by Lexpert magazine in connection with numerous articles written on international class actions.

Preet joined Bennett Jones as an associate after summering and articling with the firm.

Select Experience

  • The Government of Bermuda, as Chief Legal Advisor, in connection with the redevelopment and 30 year operation of Bermuda's L.F. Wade International Airport. Read more
  • Nortel Networks – representing bondholders with claims in excess of U.S. $4 billion in ongoing proceedings pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA).
  • Representation of Sino-Forest Corporation in its application under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, in which a plan of arrangement was approved by creditors and by the court within nine months after filing.

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