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Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2021

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, 2021

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2021

Chambers Canada, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency - Nationwide, 2021

The Legal 500 Canada, Robert Chadwick - Leading Individual, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2021

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2021

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Band 1, Restructuring/Insolvency - Canada, 2021

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Finance and M&A Lawyers, M&A, 2021

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation, 2021

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring-Financial Restructuring, 2021

Lawdragon, Robert Chadwick - Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, 2020

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recommended National Leader, Restructuring & Insolvency, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Robert Chadwick - Leading Lawyer, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2020

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers, Litigation, 2020

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2020

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Band 1, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2020

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Finance and M&A Lawyers, Finance and M&A, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring-Financial Restructuring, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020

Chambers Canada, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency - Nationwide, 2020

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Market Leader, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2020

Chambers Canada, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency - Nationwide, 2019

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recognized Thought Leader, Restructuring, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recognized Global Leader, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Robert Chadwick - Leading Individual, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2019

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency, 2019

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Litigation, 2019

Chambers Canada, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency - Nationwide, 2018

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Market Leader, Restructuring & Insolvency, 2018

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers in the Globe and Mail's ROB Magazine, Litigation, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency Litigation, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Financial Restructuring, 2018

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2018

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Global Mining Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, 2017

Benchmark Canada, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2017

Chambers Canada, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2017

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency Litigation, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Financial Restructuring, 2017

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2017

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2017

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2017

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Restructuring & Insolvency, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2016

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2016

Chambers Canada, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2016

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2016

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2016

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2016

The Legal 500 Canada, Robert Chadwick - Leading Individual, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2016

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Litigation, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Banking and Finance, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2015

The Legal 500 Canada, Robert Chadwick - Leading Individual, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2015

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2015

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2015

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2015

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2015

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency Litigation, 2015

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency & Restructuring, 2014

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Litigation, 2014

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2014

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2014

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency Litigation, 2014

Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, Toronto, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2014

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2014

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2014

The Legal 500 Canada, Robert Chadwick - Leading Individual, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2014

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2013

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Restructuring), 2013

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Litigation, 2013

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked – Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Litigation, 2013

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2013

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2013

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2013

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2013

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency Litigation, 2013

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2013

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2012

Lexpert Special Edition, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Canada's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2012

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Litigation, 2012

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2012

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency Litigation, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2012

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2012

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2012

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Litigation, 2011

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2011

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2011

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2011

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2011

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2011

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2011

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2011

Who's Who Legal, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2010

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2010

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2010

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring, 2010

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2010

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2010

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring, 2009

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2009

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Tier 1, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2009

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2009

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2009

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Robert Chadwick - Highly Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2008

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Robert Chadwick - Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2008

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Most Frequently Recommended, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2008

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Ranked - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Insolvency and Corporate Restructuring, 2008

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2008

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2008

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2008

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Litigation Lawyers to Watch, 2007

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2007

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Robert Chadwick - Highly Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Repeatedly Recommended, Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring, 2007

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2007

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2007

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Ranked, 25 Litigators to Watch, 2006

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Litigation, 2006

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked, Restructuring/Insolvency, 2006

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Robert Chadwick - Recommended, Restructuring and insolvency, 2006

IFLR 1000, Robert Chadwick - Leading, Insolvency and Restructuring, 2006

Best Lawyers in Canada, Robert Chadwick - Recognized, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, 2006

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Repeatedly Recommended, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, 2006

Chambers Global, Robert Chadwick - Ranked, Corporate Restructuring, 2005

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Up and Coming, Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring, 2005

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Up and Coming, Insolvency Litigation, 2005

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Robert Chadwick - Recommended, Restructuring and Insolvency, 2005

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Ranked, 25 Litigators to Watch, 2005

Lexpert Magazine, Robert Chadwick - Ranked, 25 Litigators to Watch, 2005

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Robert Chadwick - Recommended, Corporate Restructuring, 2004

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Robert Chadwick - Up and Coming, Corporate Restructuring, 2004

Robert Chadwick

Partner

rchadwick@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4285
Fax:   416.979.1234

Robert J. Chadwick is a partner at Goodmans. He practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, banking and private equity law with a focus on corporate financing and restructuring. He also has expertise in national, cross-border and international transactions.

Rob has provided strategic advice in significant financings, acquisitions and other transactional matters in various industries on behalf of a diverse group of clients. He advises a number of boards of directors of companies, and is recognized as a leading business lawyer in Canada.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

Rob has been lead counsel on many of the major, high-profile Canadian and cross-border commercial matters and restructurings, including, most recently, Concordia International, Carillion Canada, Bellatrix Exploration, Postmedia, Golf Town Canada, Essar Steel Algoma, RGL Reservoir, Crystallex International, Tervita, Rubicon Minerals and Millar Western Forest Products.

RECOGNITION

Rob is recognized as a leading practitioner of insolvency and restructuring law by several leading industry guides, including The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada and Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada, Chambers Global, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, IFLR 1000 (Market Leader), Who’s Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency, Who’s Who Legal Canada, Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders - Restructuring & Insolvency, The Legal 500 Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada and The 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers.

Rob has consistently been ranked by Chambers in Band 1 (the highest ranking) of the leading restructuring lawyers in Canada and is ranked in the 2021 Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A leading lawyers. He was recognized by Lexpert as one of Canada’s “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” early in his career. He was named the 2014 Toronto Insolvency and Financial Restructuring “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2019, Rob was named by IFLR1000 as a global market leader in corporate restructuring.

Rob is highly praised by clients and peers and is described as:

  • “the number one restructuring lawyer in Canada.  He excels at resolving complex problems efficiently and calmly, which avoids substantial time and legal costs that others often seek to cause” (IFLR 1000)
  • “a fantastic negotiator, a very thoughtful advocate, and really good at doing a deal”, “a strategic thinker, who is very calm under fire, and seems to manage everybody like the conductor of an orchestra,” and “he’s always thinking four steps ahead” (Chambers Canada)

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

Rob is a frequent speaker on a broad range of corporate, restructuring and board governance topics in Canada.

Education Dalhousie University (B.Comm.)
University of Western Ontario (LL.B.)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
Ontario Bar Association
INSOL International
Insolvency Institute of Canada
International Insolvency Institute
Turnaround Management Association