Craig Mills is a thoughtful commercial litigator with a focus on commercial disputes, creditors’ remedies, insolvency law, and franchise law. Working with Miller Thomson’s insolvency lawyers across Canada, Craig’s litigation background has proven to be a valuable tool in strategically advising clients on commercial debt enforcement and recovery, restructuring and insolvency matters, litigation, and claims resolution management.

Craig’s clients include lenders, creditors, owner-operators, insurers, franchisors, commercial landlords, receivers, and licenced insolvency trustees.

He provides advice in a number of areas:

Creditor’s remedies: representing banks and asset-based lenders with respect to the enforcement of security and commercial debt litigation, including mortgage remedies and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Restructuring and insolvency law: acting for secured creditors, court-appointed receivers and trustees, purchasers, and debtors in restructuring and insolvency proceedings and out-of-court arrangements. Craig has appeared as counsel before the Commercial List and Bankruptcy Court.

Commercial litigation: representing clients in cases involving negligence, misrepresentation, breach of contract, and shareholder/partnership disputes.  Craig has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Divisional Court, and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Franchise law: acting for franchisors in respect to rescission claims and other franchise disputes under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure).

Craig is a regular author and lecturer on creditors’ remedies and insolvency issues before the Law Society of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association.