Atlantic Provinces Technical Update
August 5, 2021
This webinar is now available on-demand until March 31, 2022.
Listen to our legal expert discuss the latest case law out of the Atlantic Provinces for the summer of 2021 and discover new strategies from professionals in your insolvency community that will help your practice.
This session qualifies for 1 hour of MPD.
This webinar is approved for 1 hour from the Law Society of News Brunswick.
Geoffrey Spencer, Office Lead Partner, McInnes Cooper
Geoffrey Spencer is the Office Lead Partner in our St. John’s office. Geoff has a corporate/commercial practice that focuses on commercial financings and secured transactions. He has significant experience dealing with commercial fishery matters, including the purchase/sale and financing of commercial fishing enterprises and related fishing license issues and security related matters. He also has a commercial litigation practice. Geoff routinely acts for commercial fishermen and small business owners in corporate commercial and litigation matters. Geoff’s practice also involves acting for secured lenders and trustees and receivers in security enforcement matters. Geoff provides advice to creditors and trustees/receivers on issues involving commercial insolvencies and related litigation. He has appeared in all levels of court in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Geoff is listed in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and has been recognized by Best Lawyers™ in Canada for his practice in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Transportation Law. He was also named the Best Lawyers® 2020, 2018 and 2014 Insolvency and Financial Restructuring “Lawyer of the Year” in St. John’s.
Geoff is a member of the Canadian Bar Association where he is past chair of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency section. He is also a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and a presenter at the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar Admission Course with respect to judgment enforcement issues. He has taught business law to university and college students. Geoff is a past president of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association.
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