David Rosenblat

David Rosenblat

Partner, Insolvency & Restructuring

Contact Information


tel: 416.862.5673



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2013


  • University of Ottawa, J.D. (Cum Laude)
  • York University, Schulich School of Business, B.B.A.



Dave practices corporate and commercial law, focusing primarily on the areas of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, debtor/creditor law and secured transactions. He has experience representing debtor corporations, lenders and court officers in complex national and cross-border restructurings and insolvencies.

Dave completed his articles with the firm in 2013 and subsequently joined the firm’s Insolvency & Restructuring Group. Dave also practiced corporate and securities law at another leading firm, prior to rejoining Osler in 2019.

    • Silver Lake Resources Ltd. in connection with its acquisition of Harte Gold Corp. through proceedings under the CCAA
    • Credit Suisse AG in its capacity as agent for the first lien lenders to Dominion Diamond Mines ULC
    • Just Energy Group Inc. in connection with its $1.1 billion recapitalization transaction
    • Forever XXI in connection with its proceedings under the CCAA
    • Sarku Japan, acting for the monitor in the CCAA proceedings
    • League Assets, acting for the receiver in the receivership proceedings
    • Tervita Corporation in connection with a $3.5 billion recapitalization transaction under the Canada Business Corporations Act
    • Ben Moss Jewellers Western Canada Ltd. in its proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act
    • Alvarez and Marsal Canada in connection with the CCAA/Chapter 15 proceedings of Arctic Glacier Income Fund
    • League Assets Corp., acting for PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. as Monitor, in connection with League’s restructuring under the CCAA
    • TravelBrands in its proceedings under the CCAA, the first travel agency to be restructured successfully under the CCAA
    • Bank of America in connection with the CCAA proceedings involving the Canadian subsidiary of Cliffs Natural Resources
    • TELUS in its proposed acquisition of Mobilicity through a recapitalization under the CBCA and a plan of arrangement under the CCAA
    • FTI Consulting Canada in the recapitalization and restructuring proceedings of Cline Mining Corporation et. al. under the CCAA

  • Best Lawyers: Recognized as “One to Watch” in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Turnaround Management Association

  • Court clarifies Secured Creditor’s rights to pursue chose in action, republished in National Creditor-Debtor Review and International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals newsletter, September 2014 (co-authored).
  • Chapter 15 Helps Canadian Companies Push the Envelope in Cross Border Restructurings, Journal of Corporate Renewal, Vol. 27 No. 4, May 2014 (co-authored).
  • Critical Supplier Charges in the CCAA, Canadian Bar Association, 8th Annual Pan-Canadian Insolvency and Restructuring Law Conference, October 12, 2012 (co-authored).
  • North of the Border Weil Bankruptcy Blog (selected contributions).

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