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Aird & Berlis hires new partner for financial services group

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 11:59 AM | By John Chunn

Aird & Berlis announced that Kathryn Esaw has joined the firm as a partner in the financial services group.

Esaw provides practical legal advice on a broad range of insolvency and restructuring matters.

She represents debtors, court officers, creditors and purchasers in proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act throughout Canada, as well as debtors, creditors and lenders in restructurings under the Canada Business Corporations Act and provincial equivalents.

Esaw spoke at the 2018 Canadian Bar Association Insolvency Law Conference on the rise of technology restructurings, including the implications of cryptocurrency and insolvency. She has also been a guest lecturer on restructurings at the Osgoode Hall Law School LLM program.

She clerked at the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto.