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McInnes Cooper partner admitted to Insolvency Institute of Canada

Monday, August 14, 2017 @ 1:53 PM | By John Chunn


Geoffrey Spencer, partner at McInnes Cooper's St. John’s office, has been admitted to the Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC).

The IIC is an organization comprised of some of the most senior and experienced practitioners in the insolvency field in Canada. The membership of the IIC is cross-disciplinary and is drawn from the legal, accounting, financial and academic professions. Membership is by invitation only and is strictly limited.

Spencer has a corporate/commercial practice that focuses on commercial financings and secured transactions. He has significant experience dealing with commercial fishery matters, including the purchase/sale and financing of commercial fishing enterprises and related fishing licence issues and security related matters. He also has a commercial litigation practice.

Spencer routinely acts for commercial fishermen and small business owners in corporate commercial and litigation matters. His practice also involves acting for secured lenders and trustees and receivers in security enforcement matters. He provides advice to creditors and trustees/receivers on issues involving commercial insolvencies and related litigation.

He has appeared in all levels of court in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada.