A. Robert Anderson  , Q.C. - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

A. Robert Anderson , Q.C.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Robert has extensive experience in domestic, cross-border and international corporate restructurings, workouts, bankruptcies, insolvencies, credit and loan recoveries, foreclosures and complex commercial litigation. He has over 33 years experience in representing and advising secured and unsecured creditors, lienholders, landlords, tenants, equipment lessors, debtors, receivers, trustees, liquidators, monitors and purchasers. Robert also has extensive experience in large real estate, corporate, commercial, energy, employment, intellectual property, tort and products liability litigation (including arbitration).

Additional Information

Notable Matters
  • Debtors or monitor in CaribouAthlete’s WorldSemCanada Group andEarthfirst restructurings.
  • Creditors, contractors, landlords, tenants, equipment lessors, trustees or prospective purchasers in TrizecFracmasterCanadian AirlinesLiberty OilProMax EnergyMirant CanadaJoggersAndroscogginOctaneCalpine, Medicanand Oilsands Quest restructurings.
  • Creditors or purchasers in creditor-sponsored plans of arrangement in Williston WildcattersBlue Range Resource Corp. and Skyreach restructurings.
  • Receivers or creditors in RNG GroupBrinkerhoffCarmanah ResourcesVulcan MachineryServalHartlandIce DrillingMerit EnergyWild Rose Furniture,Evans Consoles and Tirecraft receiverships.

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  • Liquidators of Canadian Commercial Bank and Standard Trust Company.
  • Lenders for recovery of loans secured against office towers and large shopping malls.
  • Canadian energy marketers affected by turbulence in the energy derivatives industry.
  • Lenders in recovering secured or unsecured loans.
  • Owners in construction disputes between owners, lienholders, contractors and/or subcontractors concerning: industrial, commercial or residential real estate developments; pipelines; processing plants (construction and decommissioning); oil upgrader; and industrial coal conveyor.
  • Counterparty in complex, multi-billion dollar international arbitration dispute regarding an oil sands joint venture.
  • Owners of intellectual property or alleged infringers in intellectual property disputes.
  • Owners or users of confidential, proprietary information in disputes regarding unauthorized appropriation or use of such information.
University of AlbertaUniversity of AlbertaBA
American Bankruptcy InstituteAlberta Template Orders Committee of Judges and Senior CounselTurnaround Management Association - Northwest ChapterLaw Society of AlbertaCanadian Bar Association

Office Location

TransCanada Tower, Suite 2500
450 First Street, SW
Calgary, AB T2P 5H1

Practice Areas

Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law