Title: Commercial law

Profile

Sarah J. Nelligan

Associate

 

Sarah Nelligan

Firm: Lawson Lundell LLP
Address:Suite 1600 Cathedral Place
925 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L2
Canada
Phone:604.631.9199
Fax:604.669.1620
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Local Time:Wed. 03:01
Web site: Direct Page

Profile

Sarah assists clients in a variety of insolvency matters and related proceedings. Sarah also routinely appears before the British Columbia Supreme Court and British Columbia Provincial Court acting for clients, including major banks and other financial institutions, in debt recovery, security realization, and foreclosure matters.

 

Languages: English
Joined the Law Firm in: 2009

 

Areas of Practice

 

  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency and Restructuring

 

Professional Career

 

Significant Accomplishments

Sarah has represented:

* Harley-Davidson Financial Services Inc. in a variety of asset and debt recovery matters
* The Bank of Montreal, HSBC Bank Canada, and MCAP Service Corporation in relation to various commercial and residential foreclosure matters
* An institutional lender in advancing a number of breach of contract and negligence claims
* The Bank of Montreal and HSBC Bank Canada in prosecuting various debt recovery claims
* An institutional lender in a number of matters relating to cheque negotiation, including matters relating to cheque-kiting and forged bank drafts
* Various clients in the negotiation and preparation of Proposals to creditors pursuant to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act


Professional Associations

    Canadian Bar Association, Member
    Vancouver Bar Association, Member
    Law Society of British Columbia, Member

International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals, Member
BarTalk Editorial Board, Member
Access Pro Bono Board of Directors, Member

Publications

"2013 Commercial Insolvency Technical Update", Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals Vancouver Forum (May 6, 2013), Co-Author

Insolvency and Restructuring Bulletin: SCC Releases its Decision in Sun Indalex Finance, LLC v. United Steelworkers (February 7, 2013)

"Creditors' Issues: Forbearance Agreements and Settlement Agreements" (February 22, 2011), Co-Author



Seminars

"2013 Commercial Insolvency Technical Update", Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals Vancouver Forum (May 6, 2013), Speaker

"Incorporating Public Interest into Private Practice", UBC Law, Careers Committee, Vancouver, BC (January 10, 2013), Speaker


Bar Admission

British Columbia (2009)

 

Education


University of Calgary (B.A., 2005)
University of New Brunswick (LL.B., 2008)