Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring

The professionals in the Langlois Lawyers Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring group know that creative thinking drives ingenious solutions, particularly in the case of corporate restructuring. With this in mind, we take an innovative, pragmatic approach to our clients’ insolvency cases and are attentive to their needs, objectives and business practices.

We offer our clients advice and representation in all these areas, and in particular in proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act (CCAA), restructuring under the Canada Business Corporations Act and provincial companies legislation, receiverships, and proposals and bankruptcies under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, both within Canada and at the North American and international levels.

We are involved in an important number of large-scale restructurings for which our clients have access to the skilled assistance of specialist lawyers. Our bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring group is recognized as a leading independent insolvency practice in Quebec. We act for secured and unsecured creditors, financial institutions, funds, lenders, debtors, directors and officers, trustees, receivers, monitors, critical suppliers, and other stakeholders.

The professionals in our Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring group draw on the strength of our litigation practice in representing clients at all levels of the provincial and federal courts, in some of the most complex cases in Canada. In the transactions we handle, we routinely act for purchasers, institutional lenders and other stakeholders.

Our team can put their expertise to work for you in the following service areas:

  • Acquisition and divestment of distressed assets;
  • Arrangements;
  • Bankruptcies;
  • Corporate reorganization and restructuring;
  • Receiverships;
  • Debtor-in-possession financing;
  • Enforcement of security;
  • Formal and informal restructuring;
  • Shareholder disputes.