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Robin D. Walker, Q.C.

Advisory Board Member
AdvisorConstruction Law; Insolvency & Restructuring; Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Robin Walker is the Senior Director for Insolvency & Restructuring, Lexis Practice Advisor Canada. In his role as Senior Director, Robin has been instrumental in developing Practice Advisor's Insolvency & Restructuring module and ensuring that the product is both comprehensive and intuitive. Robin is a senior insolvency lawyer who has a broad range of experience in restructuring, bankruptcy and receivership matters, construction liens and banking law. Robin retired from the firm of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein and left the practice of law in 2016.

Robin Walker is the Senior Director for Insolvency & Restructuring, Lexis Practice Advisor Canada. In his role as Senior Director, Robin has been instrumental in developing Practice Advisor's Insolvency & Restructuring module and ensuring that the product is both comprehensive and intuitive. Robin is a senior insolvency lawyer who has a broad range of experience in restructuring, bankruptcy and receivership matters, construction liens and banking law. Robin retired from the firm of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein and left the practice of law in 2016.

Robin is a founding director of the Turnaround Management Association (Toronto chapter) and has acted as an advisor in many of the restructuring and insolvency cases in Canada. In addition, Robin has co-authored a number of publications for Lexis Nexis and Carswell.

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.
  •  Queen's University, B.A.

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1968

Experience

  • Repap Enterprises
  • Olympia & York Developments
  • Sammi Atlas Steel
  • White Rose Crafts and Nursery Sales
  • The Singer Sewing Machine/Pfaff Group
  • Country Style Food Services
  • Irwin Toy
  • Canada 3000
  • Air Canada
  • The $32 billion non-bank sponsored Asset Backed Commercial Paper restructuring
  • The OPTI Canada CNOOC CCAA/CBCA Plan.

Awards

  • 2012 - Insolvency and Restructuring Expert Guide
  • 2010 - Expert Guides
  • 2010 - Recipient of the Ontario Bar Association Murray Klein Award for Excellence in Insolvency Law
  • 1984 -  Queen's Counsel
  • 1984 - AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell Rating

 

Associations

  • Insolvency Institute of Canada
  • INSOL International
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Canada China Lawyers Foundation