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Dylan Chochla Toronto Lawyer

Dylan A. Chochla

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2012
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Toronto
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Dylan Chochla practices corporate/commercial litigation with a focus on corporate bankruptcy, insolvency and restructurings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (“BIA”) and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“CCAA”). Dylan’s litigation practice also focuses on creditors’ remedies and directors’ liability. He also has experience with corporate/commercial transactions.

Dylan has been involved in a wide variety of insolvency and restructuring files, including BIA proposal proceedings, receiverships, and corporate restructurings under the CCAA. Dylan regularly represents clients in court and has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. His insolvency related transactional work includes financings, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and initial public offerings.

Dylan is actively involved with pro bono initiatives, including through Pro Bono Ontario and the Pro Bono Subcommittee of the Ontario Bar Association Council. Volunteering as duty counsel at the Toronto Small Claims Court Law Help Ontario clinic, Dylan assists self-represented litigants navigate the Small Claims Court process.

Dylan summered and articled with the firm. Prior to articling, Dylan completed a semester abroad at the University of Delhi, India, familiarizing himself with the Indian legal system and the country’s diverse cultural landscape. While attending law school, Dylan worked as a research assistant to Dr. Janis Sarra, one of Canada’s leading insolvency experts.

  • Allard and Company Prize in Corporations, University of British Columbia (2010) , University of British Columbia 2010
  • Arthur Close, Q.C. Prize in Advanced Legal Research, University of British Columbia (2009) , University of British Columbia 2009
  • Davis LLP Prize in Torts, University of British Columbia (2009) , University of British Columbia 2009
University of British Columbia Allard and Company Prize in Corporations, University of British Columbia (2010)
University of British Columbia Arthur Close, Q.C. Prize in Advanced Legal Research, University of British Columbia (2009)
University of British Columbia Davis LLP Prize in Torts, University of British Columbia (2009)
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Education

  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • BA (Honours), Political Science, French University of Western Ontario

Community involvement

  • Pro Bono Law Ontario, Volunteer Duty Counsel at the Toronto Small Claims Court Law Help Ontario clinic, 2012 - present

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
Article, Co-Author Strange Fascinations - Changes and a Lender’s Recourse under MAC Clauses and Guarantees Journal Of Insolvency In Canada, VOL. 8 [2019 J.I.I.C.]
Article, Co-Author Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures: A Review of Notable Developments in Recent Retail Insolvencies Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 2018
Article, Co-Author What’s the ‘‘Deference’’? Sale of Assets by Receivers 2014 in Review Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 2014
Moderator Operational Restructurings - Investor Perspectives TMA Toronto Turnaround Boot Camp
Moderator TMA NextGen Talk with the Titans
Commentator Is it Really a Material Adverse Change? Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 2020

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