Terry Warner is a Financial Services and Insolvency Lawyer, and Partner in the Edmonton office of Miller Thomson. Terry practices primarily in the area of corporate and commercial litigation, personal and corporate bankruptcy, and commercial insolvency, receivership and collections. His practice has had a strong emphasis in the financial reorganization of insolvent corporations under insolvency legislation and the structural reorganization of corporations under the Business Corporations Act. He has participated in numerous major commercial transactions involving insolvent corporations, and has participated in insolvency court proceedings in various jurisdictions.
Terry has written extensively, an activity which began early in his legal career with an article he co-authored for the Alberta Law Review in 1990 and an article published in the Journal of International Banking in 1995 entitled the Evolution of the Mareva Principle in Canada, which was reprinted in The Law Times, Pakistan in 1995 and quoted at length before the full bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in March of 1995. He has engaged in legislative review, most recently in respect of the proposed changes to the Bankruptcy & Insolvency Act.
Terry has also taught business law at Grant MacEwan College, presented seminars on collection law and practices and various legislation including the Civil Enforcement Act, the Personal Property Security Act, and the Fair Trading Act. He has written and presented papers at Canadian Bar Association, LORMAN Education Services, the Canadian Association of Insolvency and restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) seminars, and the Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA).
Terry’s litigation practice has included issues of Director’s and Officer’s duties and obligations and Director’s liability in general; the rights of minority shareholders and the oppression remedy; violation of restrictive covenants; fraudulent conveyances and preferences; commercial and residential lease enforcement; intellectual property matters; and litigation involving the interpretation and enforcement of contracts.
Active in the community, Terry has held a number of administrative positions in the churches in which he was involved. He has also participated in the organization and operation of a church sponsored community boys club.