Her practice focuses on personal, corporate, and owner-managed business insolvency and restructuring. With her training as a lawyer, Melanie represents the firm in court dealing with all areas of the administration of client’s insolvency matters, including complex court hearings.

She also provides solutions to business owners with tax debt problems, and works closely with other professionals to help their clients solve debt problems.

She is active in management of the firm’s services to individuals through the Personal Division, supervising staff in more than 30 offices. She is responsible for streamlining acquired insolvency practices into the Personal Division and is the lead on technical insolvency and legal issues.

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Areas of expertise

Education & qualifications

  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP), Canada (1999)
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT), (1999)
  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar (1995)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Osgoode Hall (1993)
  • Bachelor of Arts, York University (1989)
  • Level I & II training in Collaborative Family Law

Affiliations & recognitions

  • Association of Commercial Financial Attorneys
  • sat on various subcommittees for CAIRP
  • active member of the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • taught the Insolvency section of Business Law for the Bar Admission Course
  • taught law society's 6-Minute Debtor Creditor program
  • presented at the Annual Canadian Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Professionals Insolvency Forum
  • written papers and presented to the OAIRP (Ontario Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Professionals) Ontario Bar Association