Gavin Finlayson practises commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on insolvency litigation and class actions. He appears before all levels of courts and administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Gavin represents clients in a variety of industries and business sectors ranging from bondholders, to biotech companies, and to companies involved in the cannabis industry.
- Aurora Cannabis Inc. – in its successful acquisition of Peloton Pharmaceuticals Inc., a late stage ACMPR applicant in disputed proposal proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
- Nortel Networks – representing bondholders with claims in excess of U.S. $4 billion in ongoing proceedings pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA).
- Smurfit-Stone – representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in litigation proceedings involving a $200 million intercompany claim.
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