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.