Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Imperial Law restructuring and bankruptcy practice integrates corporate and litigation expertise to provide creative and pragmatic solutions to companies, boards and management, trustees, creditors, creditors’ committees, asset acquires and distressed investors.


Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Our lawyers devises effective strategies for addressing financial distress, restructuring debt obligations and resolving complex issues and claims in both non-judicial consensual restructurings and contentious bankruptcies to judicial Court-ordered corporate restructuring. We draw from the firm’s broad and deep industry and regulatory expertise across various sectors, as well as mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and securities, insurance and tax practices.


Bankruptcy Litigation

Imperial Law is experienced in bankruptcy litigation of all types of controversies, in bankruptcy court and other forums. Our legal team have represented clients in a broad range of bankruptcy-related disputes, from subordination disputes, as well as a wide variety of financial litigation related to bankruptcy cases, including contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, avoidance actions (fraudulent transfer and preference litigation), and claims litigation.


Creditor Representation

Imperial Law creditor practice includes representing a wide variety of clients, including bank agents and groups, creditors and ad hoc committees, financial institutions, indenture trustees, investment firms, hedge funds, and trade creditors. We advise clients on formulating and negotiating financing arrangements. We have significant experience analysing the debtor’s long-term strategies, negotiating plans of reorganization, and litigating inter-creditor disputes, with a view to maximizing the client’s recovery.


Debtor Representation

Imperial Law assists clients navigating financial distress, providing a broad range of business advisory and crisis management services, including advising on governance and strategic review of options to develop and execute creative legal strategies and solutions to preserve corporate value. A substantial part of this focus involves bolstering liquidity and avoiding operational crisis by employing alternative financing techniques. We have significant experience guiding clients through consensual out-of-court workouts, pre-packaged or pre-negotiated bankruptcies, debt and equity exchanges, contested bankruptcy proceedings, and asset sales.


Distressed M&A

Imperial Law has significant experience representing parties in connection with sales of assets of distressed companies outside of bankruptcy. We combine the skills necessary for traditional M&A transactions with the specialized knowledge of bankruptcy law and procedures, fraudulent transfer, successor liability and other risk-protection, and similar issues that must be addressed to protect our clients’ interests.

We provide Restructuring and Bankruptcy services for clients involving issues such as:


Bankruptcy Litigation

Breach of Fiduciary Duties

Contested Bankruptcy Proceedings

Contract Disputes

Debt and Equity Exchanges

Debt Strategies

Financial Arrangements

Inter-Creditor Disputes

Liquidity and Alternative Financing

Mergers and Acquisition

The Collection


Civil Litigation and Claims 

Handles the gamete from complex disputes to more novel mediations that crosses multiple disciplines, industries, and sectors; and, litigation against both private parties and corporations.


Corporate Law

Covers a broad range of transactional and advisory work on behalf of public and private companies, financial institutions, private equity and venture capital funds, boards, and individuals. 


Criminal Defence


Works to ensure that your rights are secured and that you are provided the best possible advice and legal guidance whether addressing the withdrawal/reduction of charges and mitigation of guilty pleas, or full defence of criminal charges.


Employment and Labour

Handles every problem that can arise in the workplace and draw upon multidisciplinary experience in law, business, and government to help you see around the corners and plan for the future of workforce labour issues.


Entertainment Law


Provides counsel on a broad array of issues related to the broadcasting, media, and the Arts spaces, including acquisition of intellectual property, distribution rights, and other interests.


Family Law


Assists on issues arising due to separations and divorces, adoptions, or other matters related to children and the family, such as inheritance or property succession. Family matters always involve emotions and our legal team understands how to navigate tough situations.




Offers uncompromised resolution to protect clients’ interests. We handle a broad spectrum of mediation cases from joint venture disputes, insurance coverage, intellectual property, corporate transactional disputes, and employment and labour issues.


Real Estate and Strata Management

Represents investors, developers, landlords, tenants, lenders and institutions on complex real estate projects and transactions both domestically and abroad.


Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Integrates corporate and litigation expertise to provide creative and pragmatic solutions to companies, boards and management, trustees, creditors, creditors’ committees, asset acquires and distressed investors.


Technology and IP Transactions

Counsels domestic, multinational and global companies and individuals in across a plethora of industries from healthcare and life sciences, entertainment, technology, media, nonprofits, telecommunications, among others.


Wills and Probate


Understands the legal intricacies of the system when it comes to estate planning, wills and trusts, and probate to help you resolve your legal issues.