- Awards & Recognition
- Professional Involvement
- Representative Matters
- Selected Speaking Engagements
- Selected Publications
Miranda is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Financial Services Groups. She maintains a broad litigation practice, with an emphasis on general commercial, restructuring and insolvency disputes. She appears regularly before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, including the Commercial List and the Bankruptcy Court, and has appeared as counsel at all levels of the Ontario courts.
Miranda co-leads a team at the firm that represents large technology companies in civil litigation and regulatory proceedings involving issues concerning privacy and data protection, cybersecurity, defamation and intermediary liability. The team also advises technology companies with navigating Canadian privacy and data production laws as they apply to new and existing products, and developing policies and tailored programs for the evolving Canadian market.
Miranda is a strong advocate who thrives in the courtroom and in negotiations with opposing counsel. She is a confident communicator who has a talent for breaking her clients’ complex problems down into simpler parts, enabling her to fully understand her clients’ goals, and develop effective solutions rooted in practical, business-minded strategy.
Miranda, who summered and articled with the firm, frequently acts as a mentor to the firm's summer and articling students, as well as to law students through the University of Toronto's alumni mentorship program. Her patient nature and understanding of the challenges associated with building a practice make her a valuable resource to students and new lawyers.
Awards & Recognition
- Recognized in the 2022 and 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the field of Insolvency and Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation
- Recognized as a Lexpert Rising Star 2021: Leading Lawyer Under 40
- Included in ReferToHer's Insolvency Litigation list
- Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
- Chair (2020-2021) and former Vice-Chair (2019-2020), The Advocates’ Society, Insolvency Litigation Practice Group
- Member, The Advocates' Society's 10+ Standing Committee
- Member, Commercial List Users' Committee, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
- Past member, The Advocates' Society's Young Advocates' Standing Committee
- The Advocates' Society
- Toronto Lawyers Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Canadian Bar Association
- Turnaround Management Association
- International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
Successfully represented Satori Interréseautage Inc., a computer networking company, in securing recovery of possession of personal property to which it is lawfully entitled, in Satori Interréseautage Inc. v. Doe, 2023 ONSC 1097.
Representing BDO Canada in its capacity as the court-appointed receiver of 908593 Ontario Limited, operating as Eagle Travel Plaza, et al., in an insolvency proceeding commenced by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
Representing The Superintendent of Financial Services with respect to its successful application to appoint a trustee over Building & Development Mortgages Canada Inc., the lead broker for Fortress Real Developments, under the Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006.
Successfully represented Facebook, Inc., as the respondent in an appeal brought forth by Loan Away Inc., whose decision upheld the application of a forum selection clause among commercial parties.
Acted as the Independent Supervising Solicitor in the enforcement of an Anton Piller order made in the context of an action seeking damages for fraud.
Counsel to the plaintiff in an action for breach of copyright and related relief relating to industrial meat-processing equipment.
Counsel to the defendant in an action brought pursuant to the Fraudulent Conveyances Act.
Counsel to various parties to proceedings brought pursuant to the Construction Lien Act (Ontario), including general contractors, sub-contractors and owners.
Counsel to both landlords and tenants in actions seeking damages for breach of lease agreements.
Counsel to a variety of banks in relation to all aspects of the enforcement of personal guarantees.
Counsel to plaintiffs in collection actions, including the enforcement of judgments.
Selection of Reported Cases
Loan Away Inc. v. Facebook Canada Ltd., 2021 ONCA 432
Loran v. Weissmann, 2019 ONCA 962
Muchmaker Estate (Re), 2019 ONSC 59
Business Development Bank of Canada v. Astoria Organic Matters Ltd., 2018 ONSC 6062
Hogan Pharmacy v. Municipality of Halton, 2018 ONSC 1442
Re Aeropostale Canada Corp. (Notice of Intention), 2018 ONSC 1468
Royal Bank of Canada v. DCM Erectors, Inc., 2017 ONSC 2580
Salus Capital Partners, LLC v. Shilon, 2016 ONSC 7799, 2016 CarswellOnt 21099
Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2016 ONCA 332
Royal Bank of Canada v. Lunardi, 2016 ONSC 2541
Fram Elgin Mills 90 Inc. v. Romandale Farms Limited, 2015 ONSC 7308
Green v. Green, 2015 ONCA 541
In the Matter of the Proposal of Casimir Capital, 2015 ONSC 2819
Poss Design Limited v. Beograd Machine & Tools Co. Ltd., 2015 ONCA 74
Business Development Bank of Canada v. Druckmann, 2015 ONSC 1517
King David Inc. v. Andrin Investment Ltd., 2015 ONSC 1935
Poss Design Limited v. Beograd Machine & Tools Co. Ltd., 2014 ONSC 3051
2026125 Ontario Limited v. Ashland Paving Ltd., 2014 ONSC 5173 (Div. Ct.)
Grossi Consulting Services Limited v. Premier Salons Ltd., 2014 ONSC 5028
Fernandez et al. v. Unique Auto Collision Network Solutions Corp. et al., 2014 ONSC 3642
Fernandez v. Unique Auto Collision Network Solutions Corp., 2014 ONCA 458
Royal Bank of Canada v. DCM Erectors, Inc., 2013 ONSC 2864
Indcondo Building Corporation v. Sloan, 2012 ONCA 502
Selected Speaking Engagements
“How to Get Paid: Helping Suppliers to an Insolvent Company (or a Company in Financial Difficulty),” Law Society of Ontario, Commercial Priorities for Real Estate and Business Lawyers 2021, March 3, 2021.
"Fire Sale? Sale Processes in the Pandemic," The Advocates’ Society, March 2, 2021.
Speaker, "Insolvency Filings 101," OBA Professional Development Webinar, August 19, 2020
Speaker, "Creditor-Related Remedies: Bankruptcy, Receiverships and Other Creditor Remedies," Law Society of Ontario, Key Principles in Commercial Litigation, April 2020 (webcast).
Speaker, "The Guarantee Company of North America v Royal Bank of Canada, 2019 ONCA 9 - Insolvency and Construction Law - Priority of Statutory Construction Trusts in Bankruptcy,” OBA Professional Development, Top Appeals of 2019 from the Court of Appeal for Ontario, April 15, 2020.
Moderator, “Appeals from Commercial List Matters,” The Advocates' Society, March 2, 2020.
Moderator, "The Treatment of Builders' Lien Claims Across Canada," CBA National Insolvency Law Conference, November 7, 2020.
Speaker, IWIRC Ontario Network Lunch & Learn: “All About Trusts and Competing Priorities,” April 29, 2019.
Moderator, Insolvency Litigation Breakfast: “What I Wish I Knew,” The Advocates' Society, April 12, 2019.
Speaker, “Annual Cross Country Check-Up (Ontario),” CBA National Insolvency Law Conference, September 14, 2018.
Moderator, IWIRC Ontario Network Lunch & Learn: “Key Insights Into Recent Construction and Real Estate Development Cases,” April 24, 2018.
"More Flexible Than You Think: An Exploration of Creative Uses of the BIA Proposal Regime for Corporate Restructuring," Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 20th ed, 2022.
“Ontario Court of Appeal Provides Guidance on Vesting Orders in Receivership - And Beyond,” Commercial Insolvency Reporter, August 2019.
“Clarity in Appeal Procedures Part II: The BIA Prevails – or Does It?,” Aird & Berlis Financial Services Flash, April 10, 2019. Republished in Banking & Finance Law Review, July 2019.
“Clarity in Appeal Procedures: The BIA Prevails,” Aird & Berlis Financial Services Flash, January 23, 2019.
“2018 Annual Cross Country Check-Up (Ontario),” Canadian Bar Association 14th Annual Insolvency Law Conference, September 14, 2018.
Clarity in Appeal Procedures Part II: The BIA Prevails – or Does It?
Clarity in Appeal Procedures: The BIA Prevails
- JD, University of Toronto, 2010
- Sorbonne Law School (Universite Paris I), Student Exchange Program, 2009
- BA (Hons.) (First Class), University of King’s College, 2007