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Andrea Lockhart

Andrea Lockhart

Counsel, Insolvency & Restructuring


Contact Information

alockhart@osler.com

tel: 416.862.6829

Office

Toronto

Areas of Expertise
Bar Admission

Ontario, 2008

Education
  • Queen’s University, LL.B.
  • McGill University, B.Comm. (Finance) (great distinction)
Language(s)
English

Andrea practices commercial law with an emphasis on bankruptcy, insolvency, restructurings, secured transactions and debtor/creditor law. She has experience in both complex national and cross-border restructurings and insolvencies. Andrea joined the firm as a summer student in 2006 and articled with the firm in 2007-2008.

Andrea is a contributing author to the LexisNexis Practice Advisor Canada Insolvency & Restructuring module. 

    • Deloitte Restructuring Inc. in the CCAA Proceedings of Stornoway Diamond Corporation and affiliated entities
    • Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc., as Receiver to Erwin Hymer Group North America Inc., announces proposed acquisition of Roadtrek RV brand by Rapido SAS.
    • 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.
    • Target in connection with the wind-down of its Canadian operations under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.
    • Successfully represented Equity Ventures International Holdings Ltd., a major creditor of CanaSea Oil and Gas Group Pte. Ltd., in having a CCAA Initial Order terminated and declared void ab initio.
    • Homburg Invest Inc. in connection with its CCAA restructuring.
    • Maple Leaf Foods in connection with its acquisition of The Puratone Corporation and Paradigm Farms Inc.
    • Duff & Phelps Canada Restructuring Inc. in connection with the receivership of Priszm Income Fund and certain of its affiliates.
    • ThyssenKrupp Budd Canada in its $200 million pension and benefits settlement and $500 million tax loss monetization transaction under BIA proposal proceedings.
    • Versa Capital in connection with its DIP Loan to and acquisition of Bowe Bell + Howell pursuant to the CCAA and Chapter 11.
    • Canwest Global Communications in connection with its stabilization, refinancing and operational restructuring.
    • General Motors of Canada Limited in connection with its out of court restructuring.
    • SemGroup in connection with its CCAA restructuring.

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Ontario Network of International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation

  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Recovery and Insolvency 2015 (Canada Chapter), 9th Edition, Global Legal Group Ltd, London: Ch. 11.
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Recovery and Insolvency 2013 (Canada Chapter), 7th Edition, Global Legal Group Ltd, London: Ch. 11.
  • Priority Charges Post-Indalex, (April 2012) 24 Comm. Insol. R. 42.
  • Lessons from the New CCAA Regime, (December 2009) 22. Comm. Insol. R. 19.
  • Legislative Amendments to Widen the “Director” Net in Insolvencies, Osler Corporate Review, March 2009 (co-authored).
  • CCAA Basics for General Practitioners, Law Society of Upper Canada Practice Gems: Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law for General Practitioners 2009 (co-authored).
  • Director and Officer Liability: A Survey of Selected Developments from Canadian Insolvency Cases, The Six-Minute Debtor-Creditor & Insolvency Lawyer 2008 (co-authored).
  • Remaining CCAA and BIA Amendments In Effect, Osler Corporate Review September, 2009 (co-authored).