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Sanjeev Mitra

Partner Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 1996

Sanjeev offers depth of experience and expert advice on highly complex insolvency law matters. He cultivates strong client relationships and seeks to understand his clients’ essential business needs, helping him to deliver outstanding and practical results. With a thoughtful, composed approach, Sanj prides himself on taking the burden off of his clients by guiding them through even the most challenging and contentious matters.

As a member of the firm's Financial Services Group, Sanj’s practice focuses on bankruptcy and insolvency law, advising and acting for both Canadian and international financial institutions on a variety of matters. In addition, he acts for receivers, trustees in bankruptcy, and court-appointed officers in matters involving both commercial and consumer insolvency.

Sanj has provided advice in connection with restructurings across a broad range of industries and a number of the matters in which he has been involved are now precedents in the area of insolvency law.

Professional Involvement

Professional Activities

Sanj is called upon regularly to speak at industry seminars and conferences. He has presented to fellow experts of the Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations, the Canadian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Professionals and the Canadian Institute. 

Memberships

  • The Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Professionals, Editorial Advisory Board
  • Canadian Insolvency Foundation
  • Canadian/Ontario Bar Association (Executive of the Insolvency Law Section)
  • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International)
  • Toronto Lawyers Association 
  • The National Club 
  • South Asian Bar Association of Toronto

Selected Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Acting for Secured and Trade Creditors," - OBA Institute 2010 – Insolvency Law, February 16, 2010.

Speaker, The LSUC Six-Minute Debtor-Creditor and Insolvency Lawyer 2009, October 21, 2009.

Speaker, "Remedies Fast Forward" - OBA Professional Development, October 31, 2007.

Speaker, "Cross-Country Check-Up: What’s New Out There in Canada Land" - Third Annual Pan-Canadian Insolvency and Restructuring Conference, September 6, 2007.

Speaker, "Registrar in Bankruptcy, Ontario Superior Court of Justice" - CAIRP Insolvency and Restructuring Forum, May 2007.

Selected Publications

Co-author (with Apolonia D'Sa), "CRA Compliance Clauses," Rebuilding Success, Fall 2008.

Education

  • LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1994
  • B.Sc., University of Western Ontario, 1990