Craig Mills

PartnerMiller Thomson LLPLitigation and Dispute Resolution

Craig Mills is a commercial litigator with a focus on commercial disputes, creditors' remedies, insolvency law and franchise law. Craig provides strategic advice to clients regarding commercial debt enforcement and recovery, restructuring and insolvency matters, commercial litigation, franchise disputes, and claims resolution management.

Craig Mills is a thoughtful commercial litigator with a focus on commercial disputes, creditors' remedies, insolvency law and franchise law. Working with Miller Thomson's insolvency lawyers across Canada, Craig's litigation background has proven to be a valuable tool in strategically advising clients on commercial debt enforcement and recovery, restructuring and insolvency matters, litigation, and claims resolution management.

Craig's clients include lenders, creditors, owner-operators, insurers, franchisors, commercial landlords, receivers and licenced insolvency trustees.

He provides advice in a number of areas:

Creditor's remedies: representing banks and asset-based lenders with respect to the enforcement of security and commercial debt litigation, including mortgage remedies and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Restructuring and insolvency law: acting for secured creditors, court-appointed receivers and trustees, purchasers, and debtors in restructuring and insolvency proceedings and out-of-court arrangements. Craig has appeared as counsel before the Commercial List and Bankruptcy Court.

Commercial litigation: representing clients in cases involving negligence, misrepresentation, breach of contract and shareholder/partnership disputes. Craig has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Franchise law: acting for franchisors in respect to rescission claims and other franchise disputes under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure).

Craig is a regular author and lecturer on creditors' remedies and insolvency issues before the Law Society of Ontario and the Ontario Bar Association.

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, LL.B., 1996
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A. (Hons.), 1992

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1998

Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association (Litigation and Insolvency Sections)
  • Turnaround Management Association