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Raj S. Sahni


Insolvency, Restructuring and Bankruptcy Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.4804

Raj Sahni is a partner in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group and the Chair of the firm's India Committee. His 16+ years of experience includes complex international and cross-border insolvencies, formal and informal debt workouts and restructurings, receiverships, bankruptcies, Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act restructurings and Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act proposals.

Raj also acts for lenders and secured creditors in secured financing and asset based lending transactions and purchasers of assets and shares in insolvency proceedings and distress situations.

As chair of the firm's India Committee, Raj also assists the firm's Canadian clients in seeking out and realizing upon opportunities in the fast growing Indian market and assists Indian and multinational companies with investments and acquisitions in Canada, with a particular focus on distressed assets and companies. Raj is regularly sought out for his expertise in this area and has contributed numerous articles to the India Business Law Journal on India-Canada trade and investment issues.

Select Experience

  • Counsel to the Court-appointed Monitor in the U.S. Steel Canada CCAA proceedings.
  • Counsel to Sino-Forest Corporation in its CCAA restructuring.
  • Counsel to Hollinger Canadian Publishing Holdings Co. in its CCAA proceedings.

Recent Publications

Recent Recognitions

  • 2017, Chambers Canada

    Raj S. Sahni, ranked, Restructuring/Insolvency: Nationwide
  • 2017, Chambers Global

    Raj S. Sahni, ranked, Canada, Restructuring/Insolvency
  • 2014, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business

    Raj S. Sahni, ranked, Restructuring/Insolvency: Up and Coming

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