Jacqueline Code

Jacqueline’s practice is concentrated on matters arising in corporate and commercial law, with a special emphasis on insolvency and restructuring. In addition, she is frequently engaged in all areas of the firm's practice, including franchising, product liability, administrative law and regulatory affairs.

As a research lawyer, she has considerable expertise in developing legal and practical solutions to diverse and complicated issues. She drafts major legal opinions, develops legal arguments for critical litigation matters, and advises clients on contract or statutory interpretation, regulatory compliance and numerous other corporate, commercial or insolvency matters.

Prior to joining Osler, she articled at the Supreme Court of Canada for Mr. Justice Peter Cory.


Representative Work

  • Credit Suisse AG

    Credit Suisse in its capacity as agent for the first lien lenders to Dominion Diamond Mines ULC

  • Just Energy Group Inc.

    Just Energy Group Inc. in connection with its $1.1 billion recapitalization transaction

  • Fusion Pharmaceuticals

    Fusion Pharmaceuticals in its $212.5 million IPO

  • Deutsche Bank AG

    Algoma Steel Inc. and certain senior secured term lenders in Canada in Algoma’s acquisition of substantially all the assets of Essar Steel Algoma in connection to a restructuring under the CCAA

  • Secured Debtholder Committee of Concordia International Corp.

    Osler advises the Secured Debtholder Committee of Concordia International Corp. in connection with US$3.7 billion recapitalization transaction

  • Target Canada Co.

    Target in connection with the wind-down of its Canadian operations under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act

  • Target in connection with the wind-down of its Canadian operations under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act
  • SemCAMS, SemCanada Crude and SemCanada Energy in connection with restructuring
  • BA Energy in connection with restructuring
  • Continental Tire Canada, as creditor, in connection with the bankruptcy of Remington Tire Distribution Inc.
  • Canwest Global Communications Corp. in connection with restructuring
  • Atomic Energy of Canada in connection with receivership of Precision Nuclear Inc.

Latest Insights

  • Osler Update Jan 11, 2023

    Our impressions of the year’s most important developments

    In 2022, we mark a significant milestone: after two editions of our Legal Year in Review summarizing legal and business developments heavily focused...

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  • Osler Update Jan 11, 2023

    No exit: Force majeure and economic risk allocation during COVID-19

    When COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic and various government restrictions were imposed...

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  • Osler Update Jan 11, 2023

    Reverse vesting orders: Popular in Canada and going international?

    Since we last discussed the then-novel restructuring mechanism known as the reverse vesting order (RVO) in 2020...

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    Reverse vesting orders: Popular in Canada and going international?
  • Osler Update Dec 23, 2022

    2021 Legal Year in Review – Introduction

    Overview of the most significant legal and business developments of 2021

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Speaking and Writing

Speaking Engagements

speaker 17/9/2019
A Primer on Director and Officer Insurance – Your Last Bastion of Defense
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Published Work

  • Significant Amendments to the Ontario Business Corporations Act In Force, Osler Update, August 1, 2007.
  • Significant Commercial Rulings to Come From Supreme Court in 2007, Osler Outlook, Spring 2007.

Credentials

Education

  • University of Toronto, LL.B.
  • Trent University, B.A.

Languages

  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association