Danish Afroz


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A partner at Chaitons LLP, Danish advises clients in all aspects of corporate restructuring and commercial insolvency matters, including bankruptcies, proposals, receiverships, distressed mergers and acquisitions, debtor-in-possession financings, security enforcement, and court proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

Danish regularly represents a wide range of Canadian and international clients, including debtor companies, secured and unsecured creditors, financial institutions, private equity firms, debtor-in-possession/interim financing lenders, investors, bidders and stalking-horse purchasers, court-appointed receivers, monitors, and trustees, in Canadian and cross-border restructuring, insolvency, and enforcement proceedings. His experience spans across a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, retail, renewable energy, mining, real estate, financial services, and technology.

Danish is a graduate of the University of Toronto and obtained his JD/MBA at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business in 2013. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2014.

Prior to joining Chaitons LLP, Danish practiced at a national law firm in Toronto where he represented clients in a number of high-profile Canadian and cross-border restructuring and insolvency proceedings.

  • Called to Bar in Ontario in 2014
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.(2013)
  • Schulich School of Business, M.B.A (2013)
  • University of Toronto (2009)
Ontario Bar Association

Danish’s recent public engagements include:

  • Counsel to KingSett Mortgage Corporation (secured creditor) in the receivership proceedings of the Cresford Group (33 Yorkville Residence Inc.)
  • Counsel to Roberts Company Canada Limited (debtor) in the CCAA proceedings of Roberts Company Canada Limited
  • Counsel to Ernst & Young Inc. (Monitor) in the CCAA proceedings of Stelco (formerly U.S. Steel Canada Inc.)
  • Counsel to Grant Thornton Limited (Receiver) in the receivership proceedings of Chieftain Metals Inc.
  • Counsel to SunEdison Canada (debtor) in the CCAA proceedings of SunEdison Canada
  • Counsel to B.E.S.T Active 365 Fund LP et al. (secured creditor) in the receivership proceedings of Intelligent Mechatronic Systems and Ridetones
  • Counsel to SecureCare Capital Inc. (debtor) in the BIA proposal proceedings of SecureCare Capital Inc.