Gavin Finlayson is a seasoned commercial litigator who solves complex problems for his clients, particularly in the insolvency and restructuring space.

Gavin provides strategic advice to court officers, creditors, and debtors across a broad range of business sectors, including bondholders, accounting firms, insurers, as well as cryptocurrency, broadband, therapeutic psychedelic and biotech companies.

Gavin also regularly advises cannabis companies on regulatory and litigation matters and has represented both LPs and provincial retail license holders in a variety of cannabis related litigation, from debt enforcement and contractual disputes to judicial reviews of regulatory decisions.

Gavin has been counsel before all levels of Canadian courts as well as a number of administrative and regulatory tribunals and has played a key role in many complex and notable Canadian restructurings, class actions and other complex litigation. Gavin has particular expertise in cross-border matters between Canada and the United States.

Gavin is a Fellow of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL), a course instructor for INSOL and a member of the editorial committee for the monthly INSOL International News Update Committee.

Gavin has been counsel in numerous reported decisions and regularly writes and presents on novel and notable legal developments.