Mary Angela Rowe

Mary Angela is an associate in the Research department. As a research lawyer, she focuses on finding creative and practical solutions to complex legal problems. Mary Angela has experience supporting corporate restructurings, environmental litigation, class actions, and tax litigation, with particular interests in contractual disputes, statutory interpretation, and conflict of laws. In addition, as a member of Osler’s Research team, she is engaged across many areas of the firm’s practice.

Mary Angela obtained her LL.B. and B.C.L. from McGill University. Before joining Osler as a summer student in 2013, Mary Angela worked in executive recruiting and covering financial markets. Prior to law school, she studied History and Literature.


Areas of Expertise

Representative Work

  • Credit Suisse AG

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

  • Delphi Energy Corp.

    Delphi Energy Corp. in its restructuring transaction under the CCAA

  • Comark Holdings Inc.

    Comark completes sale transaction and emerges from creditor protection

  • Deloitte Restructuring Inc.

    Deloitte Restructuring Inc. in the CCAA Proceedings of Stornoway Diamond Corporation and affiliated entities

Restructuring and Insolvency

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

Delphi Energy Corp. in its restructuring transaction under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act

Comark completes sale transaction and emerges from creditor protection

Deloitte Restructuring Inc. in the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings of Stornoway Diamond Corporation and affiliated entities

Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. in its proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act

Sears Canada Inc. in its proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act

Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc. and its Canadian subsidiaries in its proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act

Target Canada Inc in its proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act

Litigation Support

A private company in providing advice regarding the scope of environmental releases in the Province of Ontario

A global manufacturing group with issues relating to multi-party products liability litigation

Latest Insights

  • Blog Dec 2, 2022

    Class action prevails over arbitration in Pokornik v. SkipTheDishes

    A recent Manitoba court decision illustrates that courts will permit class actions to proceed in the face of “after the fact” arbitration ...

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    Class action prevails over arbitration in Pokornik v. SkipTheDishes
  • Osler Update Sep 12, 2022

    You (may not) get what you bargained for: a receivership order displaces an arbitration clause in Mundo Media

    The worlds of insolvency and arbitration collided in a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision. Osler’s Mary Paterson, Mary Angela Rowe and Sarah Fire...

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    You (may not) get what you bargained for: a receivership order displaces an arbitration clause in Mundo Media
  • Blog Aug 31, 2021

    The ride isn’t over: Uber v Heller certified as a class action

    The battle between the ride-sharing company Uber and its Drivers continues, and continues to inform Canadian law.

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    The ride isn’t over: Uber v Heller certified as a class action
  • Osler Update Feb 12, 2021

    Wastech and discretion: The Supreme Court of Canada on the duty to exercise contractual discretion in good faith

    In Wastech, the SCC sought to clarify the scope of the duty to exercise contractual discretionary powers in good faith previously recognized in Bhasin...

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Speaking and Writing

Published Work

 

  • “Supreme Court of Canada releases reasons for its decision in Bluberi: Improper purpose and litigation funding in CCAA proceedings” circulated in INSOL International’s monthly news update (May 2020) (with Shawn Irving, Ilia Kravtsov, Cristina Cosneanu)
  • “What business should watch for from the SCC in 2020” in Osler Legal Year In Review 2019 (with Jacqui Code)
  • “A Privileged Class No More: Federal Court of Appeal Rejects Competition Commissioner’s Public Interest Privilege” in Toronto Law Journal (March 2018) (with Waleed Malik)
  • Tanudjaja v. Canada (Attorney General): Distinguishing Injusticiability and Deference on Motions to Strike” (2015) 44 Adv. Q. 391 (with Gerard Kennedy)
  • “Court clarifies Secured Creditor’s rights to pursue chose in action”, republished National Creditor-Debtor Review, September 2014 (with David Rosenblat)
  • “Court clarifies Secured Creditor’s rights to pursue chose in action”, republished International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals newsletter, September 2014 (with David Rosenblat)
  • Weil Bankruptcy Blog, selected contributions


Credentials

Education

  • McGill University
  • Harvard University, B.A.

Languages

  • English