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Stuart  Brotman

Stuart Brotman

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2000
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

Stuart Brotman is Chair of the firm's Global Insolvency and Restructuring Group. Acting in all nature of insolvency proceedings, Stuart assists clients in bankruptcy, receivership and restructuring proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Canada Business Corporations Act and the Winding Up and Restructuring Act.

Stuart has considerable cross-border experience, advised clients under the CCCA and Chapter 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Advising both private and public companies, these clients include a broad range of stakeholders, including debtors, creditors, suppliers, customers and other contracting parties and monitors, receivers and trustees in bankruptcy. He also frequently represents prospective purchasers in pursuing and completing asset sales in domestic and cross-border insolvency proceedings.

An active speaker, Stuart regularly writes and presents on topics related to insolvency and creditors’ rights. His expertise is recognized by both Chambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.




  • LLB Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • MBA York University
  • BA (ACS) University of Western Ontario

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Insolvency Institute of Canada
  • Director, Past President, Turnaround Management Association (Toronto Chapter)
  • Member, International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association - Insolvency Section
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
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