Natasha MacParland

Partner

Natasha MacParland

Natasha MacParland

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 1999
    Newfoundland and Labrador, 1998

“Natasha has not just been granted the mantle of leadership, she has earned it through hard work, perseverance and intelligence, as well as a relentless commitment to legal excellence. Natasha is very, very good at what she does.”
Client – Chambers Canada 2022

Natasha provides clients with smart solutions for their high-end insolvency and restructuring challenges. She advises on a broad variety of debt restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency, corporate debtor/creditor rights enforcement, turnarounds, work-outs, and plans of arrangement under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

Natasha has advised on many significant and groundbreaking restructurings and insolvencies. Noted for her ability to take “real leadership, even beyond the legal affairs,” Natasha also earns praise for big-picture understanding of her clients’ needs: “She coordinated multiple complex situations that evolved, and managed a wide variety of sensitive shareholders extremely well” (Chambers Canada 2022).

Clients frequently consult Natasha for strategic advice and risk analysis on deal structuring and lending. She regularly acts for a number of North America’s best-known private equity firms in their acquisition of distressed entities and participation in distressed sales and investor solicitation processes.

Natasha is a long-standing board member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.

Natasha MacParland

Partner

“Natasha has not just been granted the mantle of leadership, she has earned it through hard work, perseverance and intelligence, as well as a relentless commitment to legal excellence. Natasha is very, very good at what she does.”
Client – Chambers Canada 2022

Natasha provides clients with smart solutions for their high-end insolvency and restructuring challenges. She advises on a broad variety of debt restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency, corporate debtor/creditor rights enforcement, turnarounds, work-outs, and plans of arrangement under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

Natasha has advised on many significant and groundbreaking restructurings and insolvencies. Noted for her ability to take “real leadership, even beyond the legal affairs,” Natasha also earns praise for big-picture understanding of her clients’ needs: “She coordinated multiple complex situations that evolved, and managed a wide variety of sensitive shareholders extremely well” (Chambers Canada 2022).

Clients frequently consult Natasha for strategic advice and risk analysis on deal structuring and lending. She regularly acts for a number of North America’s best-known private equity firms in their acquisition of distressed entities and participation in distressed sales and investor solicitation processes.

Natasha is a long-standing board member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in its acquisition (and related financing) of the Gesco Group of Companies, a leading specialty distributor of floor covering solutions across Canada, pursuant to a sale proceeding conducted under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Insolvency Institute of Canada

Acting for the Insolvency Institute of Canada as an intervenor before the Supreme Court of Canada in Aquino v. Ernst & Young Inc. and Scott v. Doyle Salewski Inc., two cases raising important questions about corporate attribution and set-off in the insolvency context.

Tenneco

Acting for Tenneco, in its capacity as a large customer in the receivership of UTIL Canada under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

Kenco Group

Acted as Canadian counsel to Kenco Group, a top-ranked third-party logistics (3PL) company, in connection with its acquisition by private equity firm Pritzker Private Capital.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc.

Acting as Canadian counsel for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. in defence of an adversary proceeding under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code relating to the historic February 2021 winter storm in Texas and the resulting extraordinary demands on the state's power grid.

Laurentian University of Sudbury

Acted as lender counsel to Laurentian University of Sudbury in its restructuring proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, an unprecedented occurrence for a publicly funded Canadian university.

TPG Real Estate Partners

Acted for TPG Real Estate Partners, the dedicated real estate equity investment platform of alternative asset firm TPG, in its acquisition (and related financing) of Cinespace Film Studios, North America's second-largest independent sound stage platform with best-in-class studio campuses in Toronto and Chicago.

Blue Torch Capital LP

Acted for Blue Torch Capital LP, as lender, and HPS Investment Partners, LLC, as agent, in connection with the recapitalization of ASX-listed mining company, Boart Longyear Limited, under the secured creditors' scheme and unsecured creditors' scheme approved by the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia.

Willoughby Asset Management Inc.

Acting for Willoughby Asset Management Inc., a large unitholder, in connection with Bridging Finance Inc.'s court-appointed receivership proceedings amidst allegations of fraud and misconduct.

Atlantic Park Strategic Capital Fund, L.P.

Acted as Canadian counsel for Atlantic Park Strategic Capital Fund, L.P. in its $250 million senior secured term loan due 2026 to Team, Inc.

Atlas Holdings LLC

Acted as Canadian counsel to Atlas Holdings LLC in its acquisition of LSC Communications, Inc., a global leader in print and digital media solutions.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in its acquisition (and related financing) of a controlling interest in GNI Management Group Inc., a leading provider of insulation services, from Mill Street & Co.

McCain Foods Limited

Acted for McCain Foods Limited in its $70-million acquisition of Hillspring Farms Ltd., a Canadian farmer of potatoes, through a quick-flip sale in a receivership.

FCF Co. Ltd.

Acted as Canadian counsel for FCF Co., Ltd. in its US$928-million acquisition of all the assets of Clover Leaf Foods and Bumble Bee Foods, North America's largest branded shelf-stable seafood companies, under a sale proceeding conducted under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Atlas Holdings LLC and Blue Wolf Capital Management, LLC

Acting for Atlas Holdings LLC and Blue Wolf Capital Management, LLC in Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation's proceedings under Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Crayola Canada

Acted for Crayola Canada with respect to its commercial and contractual relationships with Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd. and its affiliates (TRU) in light of TRU's proceedings pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

FTI Consulting Canada Inc.

Acting for FTI Consulting Canada Inc. in its capacity as court-appointed monitor of Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited and its affiliated corporation, Imperial Tobacco Company Limited, in proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Windsor Family Credit Union Limited

Acting for Windsor Family Credit Union Limited with Forme Development Group's proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of TK Holdings Inc., et al.

Acting for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the cross-border proceedings under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act pertaining to TK Holdings Inc., including advising on Canadian insolvency and transactional considerations, regarding the sale of the Takata global business, following a component malfunction that led to a worldwide recall of more than 124 million automobiles.

Knight Therapeutics Inc.

Acted for Knight Therapeutics Inc. in Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s voluntary proceedings under Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited in Sears Canada's proceedings pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, including post-filing lease transactions, wind down of existing contractual relationships and claims related advice.

Dumur Industries

Acted for Dumur Industries, an Ironbridge Equity Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of the operating assets of Dellcom Aerospace Inc.

Alvarez & Marsal

Acted for Alvarez & Marsal in its role as Monitor of Ben Moss Jewellers Western Canada, Ltd. in connection with proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Potential DIP lender in Carillion Canada's CCAA

Acted for a potential DIP lender in Carillion Canada's proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Atlas Holdings LLC

Acted for Atlas Holdings in connection with Atlas's acquisition of an 80% equity interest in Millar Western Forest Products and Atlas's exchange of high-yield notes for new secured high-yield notes as the supporting noteholder for Millar Western's US$210-million note exchange transaction. The note exchange transaction was implemented under a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act and, together with Atlas's subsequent equity investment by way of a debt for share exchange transaction, significantly reduced Millar Western's indebtedness and strengthened its financial position, enhancing its ability to respond to and capitalize on developments in the forest products industry.

Karoon Gas Australia Ltd.

Acted for Karoon Gas Australia Ltd., an Australian Stock Exchange listed company, in connection with the acquisition of the remaining 35% interest in the Santos Basin Offshore JV from the Brazilian subsidiary of Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation, and related Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings.

Bank of Montréal

Acting for the Bank of Montréal, as Administrative Agents for the syndicate of lenders in connection with the Primus Entities' proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Ernst & Young Inc.

Acted for Ernst & Young Inc., as Monitor, in connection with proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act relating to entities affiliated with Coopers & Lybrand Chartered Accountants.

Nortel Networks UK Limited

Acted as Canadian counsel to Nortel Networks UK Limited together with 18 of its subsidiaries and their Joint Administrators (the EMEA Estate), in connection with the global liquidation of the Nortel group of companies.

General Motors of Canada Limited

Acted for General Motors of Canada Limited in defending successfully claims asserted against it for approximately $1 billion in a class action before the Ontario Superior Court on behalf of approximately 180 former dealers of GMCL who were eliminated from GMCL's dealer network during the restructuring of the company in 2009. This case resulted in a lengthy trial in the Ontario Superior Court and appeals to the Ontario Court of Appeal. All claims asserted against GMCL were dismissed by the trial judge. The Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the trial judge's decision dismissing all claims against GMCL. This has been described by legal commentators as "one of the highest profile cases in Canadian franchise history".

Richter Advisory Group

Acted as counsel to Richter Advisory Group Inc. as receiver and manager in the matter of AFI Hydro Inc.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc.

Acting for PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., in its capacity as the court appointed monitor of Great Western Minerals Group Ltd., a TSX Venture Exchange listed company, with debts in excess of $90 million and subsidiaries in the UK and South Africa, in connection with proceedings pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

BofA Merrill Lynch, Scotiabank, ING, Societe Generale, SEB, BMO Capital Markets and GMP Securities

Securities as co-managers in connection with the private placement of US$1-billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes by Lundin Mining Corporation. Proceeds were used to partially fund Lundin's US$1.8-billion acquisition of an 80% ownership stake in the Candelaria/Ojos del Salado copper mining operations and supporting infrastructure from Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

Crystallex International Corporation

Acting as counsel for the debtor in Crystallex International Corporation's proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

ARXX Building Products Inc.

Acted for ARXX Building Products Inc., the debtor in receivership proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and related proceedings under Chapter 15.

HUSC, LLC

Acted for HUSC, LLC as secured creditor in connection with the receivership of United Silver Corp.

MAM Technologies Inc.

Acted for MAM Technologies Inc. in connection with the acquisition of the assets of Kanata Chemical Technologies Inc. from A. Farber & Partners Inc., the court appointed receiver and manager of Kanata Chemical Technologies Inc.

Carrier Enterprise Canada L.P.

Acted for Carrier Enterprise Canada L.P. in connection with the receivership and bankruptcy of Galmar Electrical Contracting Inc. and Brenmar Heating & Air Conditioning Ltd. and certain of their affiliates.

Japan Airlines

Acted for Japan Airlines in connection with proceedings in Canada to implement and enforce insolvency proceedings conducted in Japan.

Postmedia Network Inc.

Acted for Postmedia Network Inc. in the acquisition of the publishing business of Canwest LP under a sale proceeding conducted pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act. The assets included the largest publisher of English-language newspapers in Canada as well as an extensive portfolio of digital media and online assets. The aggregate enterprise value of the assets was estimated to be $1.1 billion. Also acted throughout the CCAA proceedings for an Ad Hoc Committee of Noteholders, comprised of 18 investment funds, which held the majority of Canwest LP's outstanding indebtedness and which provided a $250-million equity commitment to permit the acquisition.

RSM Richter Inc.

Acting for RSM Richter Inc. as receiver of the estate of Robert Mander and his companies in connection with an illegal Ponzi Scheme.

RSM Richter Inc.

Acted on behalf of the court-appointed Monitor, RSM Richter Inc., in the restructuring of Eddie Bauer under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and Chapter 11.

Ernst & Young Inc.

Acted for Ernst & Young Inc., a Court-appointed Monitor, in connection with the restructuring of Quebecor World Inc. and 53 of its subsidiaries in excess of US$2.8 billion of liabilities and emerged from protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code pursuant to Plans of Reorganization approved by creditors and courts in both countries.

Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. and M.T.M. s.r.L.

Acted for Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. in its acquisition of the assets and technology of FuelMaker Corporation from a subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Tiercon Corp.

Acted for Tiercon Corp. in its acquisition of a business from Algonquin Automotive.

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

Acted for Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board as a shareholder and creditor of CFM Corporation under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and Chapter 11 proceedings involving CFM and its affiliates.

RSM Richter Inc.

Acted for RSM Richter Inc. as monitor of MuscleTech Development Inc. under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and proceedings under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Roman Corporation Limited

Acted for Roman Corporation with respect to an application under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act for protection in January 2006. Following the application, the assets were sold to Forest Resources LLC.

Dura Automotive Systems, Inc.

Acted for Dura Automotive Systems, Inc. in its Canadian proceedings relating to a restructuring under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

Article

ADR in Canadian Insolvency Proceedings: An Overview, co-author

May 09, 2023 - Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal – Spring 2023
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Guide

Rolling Into 2023: Mild Slumps and Jumps in Insolvency Numbers

Mar. 09, 2023 - What does a “rolling recession” mean from an insolvency perspective? In this issue of Davies Insolvency Now, we look to the 2022 Q4 data from across Canada for answers. We also set out the court-supervised arrangement process under the Canada Business Corporations Act, an...

Article

In Case You Missed It: Decisions on Our Radar, co-author

Jan. 23, 2023 - Rebuilding Success - Spring/Summer 2023 (CAIRP)
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In the News

Natasha MacParland on the Fall of Cryptocurrencies

Jan. 05, 2023 - In a Canadian Lawyer article, partner Natasha MacParland notes that the recent crypto bankruptcy cases present “novel” issues regarding the treatment of cryptocurrency assets and the relief available to stakeholders in insolvency proceedings. These cases have exposed “a gap in the...

Guide

Financial Gloom and the Increase in Insolvency Filings

Nov. 16, 2022 - In this issue of Davies Insolvency Now, we highlight the significant data points in rising insolvency filing rates and provide a Canadian lens on the digital asset marketplace. With recent drops in crypto prices severely affecting several digital asset lenders and exchanges, we explore...

Speaking Engagement

American Bankruptcy Institute, 2022 International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium, “Shall we Dance?”; London, U.K.

Oct. 14, 2022

Article

In Case You Missed It: Decisions on Our Radar, co-author

Sept. 20, 2022 - Rebuilding Success - Fall/Winter 2022 (CAIRP)
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Guide

Canada’s Shifting Credit and Insolvency Landscapes

July 27, 2022 - In this issue of Davies Insolvency Now, against a backdrop of rising inflation and interest rates, we take a deep dive into the legislation that regulates rates of interest in Canada, drawing on recent court decisions to help parties avoid common pitfalls in structuring deals. We then...

Guide

Insolvencies in 2021: A Look Back and the Road Ahead

Apr. 06, 2022 - As government supports recede and the focus shifts toward economic recovery, in this issue of Davies Insolvency Now, we take a deep dive into the implications of 2021 insolvency data for 2022, and explore the Canadian application of two key themes emerging from the 2022 World Development...

Article

Trending Decisions: Cases We Are Following, co-author

Mar. 10, 2022 - Rebuilding Success, Spring/Summer 2022 (CAIRP)
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Guide

International Views: A Canadian Playbook for 2022

Feb. 09, 2022 - In 2022, we expect to see an uptick in restructurings and insolvencies as fiscal protections expire and businesses face continued cash shortfalls, mounting debt obligations, altered consumer behaviours and rising interest rates. Despite these challenges, while we recognize the immeasurable human...

Speaking Engagement

INSOL International, Virtual Live Forum, “Interplay between insolvency practice and leading-edge technologies”; Webcast

Dec. 09, 2021

Speaking Engagement

Co-chair, Insolvency Institute of Canada, 2021 National Conference

Nov. 04, 2021

Speaking Engagement

Moderator, Insolvency Institute of Canada, 2021 National Conference, “Global Restructuring Leaders - The International Insolvency Institute Perspective”; Webcast

Nov. 04, 2021

Guide

Q2 2021 Insolvencies: Crunching the Numbers and Keeping Good Faith

Oct. 21, 2021 - Most of us have stopped asking, “When will it be over?” and have started wondering how we can live with COVID-19 – and how it will change our behaviour from now on. In the context of restructuring, as we saw during the recent Canadian federal election, bankruptcy and insolvency have become topics...

Article

Trending Decisions: Cases We Are Following, co-author

Sept. 06, 2021 - Rebuilding Success, Fall/Winter 2021 (CAIRP)
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Guide

Davies Restructuring Review 2021: Issue 2

June 17, 2021 - Canada’s economy has continued to fare surprisingly well since we published the first issue of our 2021 Restructuring Review in March, despite continuing pandemic restrictions. However, insolvency-related concerns, such as long-term unemployment and the continued struggles of locked-down...

Speaking Engagement

The Advocates’ Society, Commercial List Advocacy, “Productive Chambers Appointments, Pre-Hearing Appearances and Judge-led Mediations”; Webcast

Apr. 09, 2021

Guide

Davies Restructuring Review 2021: Issue 1

Mar. 02, 2021 - Although 2020 may be behind us, the economic conditions and lockdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic still linger. With the emerging picture for Canada in 2021 looking to largely resemble that of 2020, many are wondering how long struggling businesses and their creditors can hold their breath...

Article

Trending Decisions: Cases We Are Following, co-author

Feb. 25, 2021 - Rebuilding Success, Spring/Summer 2021 (CAIRP)
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Guide

Canadian Insolvency Trends in 2020: A Pandemic Year in Numbers

Dec. 17, 2020 - The economic conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are unprecedented: unemployment is up, consumer confidence is down, countless businesses have permanently closed and many others are barely holding on. Yet the number of bankruptcies of individuals and small and medium-sized businesses has...

Speaking Engagement

Co-chair, Insolvency Institute of Canada, 2020 National Conference; Webcast

Nov. 26, 2020

Article

Trending Decisions: Cases We Are Following, co-author

Nov. 15, 2020 - Rebuilding Success, Fall/Winter 2020 (CAIRP)
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Article

Trending Decisions: Cases We Are Following, co-author

July 07, 2020 - Rebuilding Success, Spring/Summer 2020 (CAIRP)
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Speaking Engagement

Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP), 17th Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference, “Trust me – The Addition of the Duty of Good Faith to Insolvency Legislation”; Vancouver, BC

Feb. 07, 2020

Speaking Engagement

Insolvency Institute of Canada, Annual Conference and General Meeting, “Three Peas in a Pod”; Naples, Florida

Oct. 26, 2019

Article

Trending Decisions: Cases We Are Following, co-author

Aug. 15, 2019 - Rebuilding Success, Fall/Winter 2019 (CAIRP)
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Speaking Engagement

The Advocates’ Society, Insolvency Litigation, “Recent Cases of Interest and Cases to Watch,” Toronto, ON

Apr. 12, 2019

Article

Trending Decisions: Cases We Are Following, co-author

Mar. 15, 2019 - Rebuilding Success, Spring/Summer 2019 (CAIRP)
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Speaking Engagement

Insolvency Institute of Canada, Annual Conference & General Meeting, “View from Special Loans”; Charlottetown, PEI

Sept. 29, 2018

Speaking Engagement

The Advocates’ Society, “Conduct-Based Claims in Insolvency Litigation”; Toronto, ON

June 01, 2018

Speaking Engagement

Insolvency Institute of Canada, “#that’s mine! A Discussion of Recent CRA Priority Cases”; Toronto, ON

Feb. 27, 2018

Speaking Engagement

Osgoode Hall Law School, Professional Development, “Employees and Insolvency”; Toronto, ON

Jan. 10, 2018

Article

Appealing? Recent Trends in Motions and Applications for Leave to Appeal Under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, co-author

Sept. 30, 2016 - Journal of the Insolvency Institute of Canada, Vol. 5 (Toronto: Carswell)

Speaking Engagement

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, “The Supreme Court’s Decision in Bhasin and the Duty of Good Faith in Insolvency”

Oct. 01, 2015

Speaking Engagement

Co-chair and panelist, Insolvency Institute of Canada, annual conference and general meeting; Palm Springs, CA

Sept. 01, 2015

Speaking Engagement

Financier Worldwide, Bankruptcy in the Americas Roundtable

Jan. 01, 2015

Speaking Engagement

Insolvency Institute of Canada, annual conference and general meeting

Sept. 01, 2014

Speaking Engagement

Financier Worldwide, Bankruptcy in the Americas Roundtable

Jan. 01, 2014

Guide

Insolvency, co-author

Oct. 30, 2013 - Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Canadian Precedents of Pleadings, 2d ed. (Toronto: Carswell)

Speaking Engagement

The Canadian Institute, 13th Annual Forum on Insolvency & Restructuring, “New Developments in Interim Financing: What You Need to Know to Facilitate a Successful Going-Concern Restructuring”

Oct. 01, 2013

Speaking Engagement

The Canadian Institute, The Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference

Feb. 01, 2013

Article

Director and Officer Issues in Insolvency: 2002-2012, co-author

Dec. 31, 2012 - Annual Review of Insolvency Law, 2012

Speaking Engagement

“Dangerous Waters: The New Normal?”

Apr. 01, 2012

Guide

Governance of the Financially Distressed Corporation in Global Capital Markets: Selected Aspects of the Financing and Governance of Canadian Enterprises in Cross-Border Workouts

Sept. 15, 2003 - Corporate Governance in Global Capital Markets (Vancouver: UBC Press)

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Restructuring/Insolvency

Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Restructuring/Insolvency

Turnaround Management Association—Women of Excellence Award, Today’s Leader (2019)

IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Restructuring and Insolvency (Highly Regarded)

IFLR1000: Women Leaders—Restructuring and Insolvency

The Legal 500 Canada—Restructuring and Insolvency (Leading Individual)

Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A

The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Insolvency and Financial Restructuring

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Insolvency and Financial Restructuring: Financial Restructuring (Most Frequently Recommended); Corporate Commercial Law

Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyers

Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders Restructuring and Insolvency; Who’s Who Legal: Restructuring and Insolvency; Who’s Who Legal: Canada—Restructuring and Insolvency

Expert Guides’ Women in Business Law; Expert Guides—Restructuring and Insolvency

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1999
Newfoundland and Labrador, 1998

Education

Dalhousie University, LLB, 1997
Memorial University of Newfoundland, BA (Political Science & Commerce), 1994

Professional Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute
Insolvency Institute of Canada
International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International)
International Insolvency Association
International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
Ontario Bar Association
Turnaround Management Association

Board Memberships

ARIL Society Inc.
Insolvency Institute of Canada

Community Involvement

Annual Review of Insolvency Law (ARIL) Society, 12th Conference, Organizing Committee; Governance and Nominating Committee, chair
Insolvency Institute of Canada, Intervention Committee; Ontario Regional Networking & Professional Development Committee; 2021 and 2020 IIC Annual Conference & General Meeting, chair; Ontario Regional Membership Committee, former member
Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, Oral Board of Examination, panel member
Ontario Bar Association, Insolvency Section Programs Committee, chair
Practical Law Canada, Insolvency & Restructuring Advisory Board
World Bank Group, Insolvency and Creditor/Debtor Regimes Task Force

Teaching Engagements

Natasha is a guest lecturer at Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. She is an instructor for the Advanced Business Law Workshop at Osgoode Hall Law School.