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Tim is a Senior Partner and Chair of Minden Gross LLP's Financial Services Group. His practice focuses on advising both traditional and non-traditional financial institutions, the accounting firms that provide services to these institutions, and their respective corporate and individual clients.

Over the past 25 years, Tim's practice has evolved from one that focused exclusively on insolvency law and the legal issues that arise in corporate debt restructuring, to one that includes providing strategic advice around the ever-increasing challenges and risks faced by lenders, borrowers, and their financial advisors.

As head of Minden Gross LLP’s Financial Services Group, Tim leads a team of innovative business lawyers who provide cross-disciplinary advice in response to the complex legal and practical challenges faced by participants in the financial services sector. These lawyers are recognized for their depth of knowledge and expertise in the demanding business and financial marketplace where constant adaptation in the development and implementation of financing, restructuring, and enforcement solutions is required and expected.


  • 145 King Street West, Suite 2200
    Toronto, ON M5H 4G2


  • English


  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, LLB, graduated 1991
  • University of Toronto, Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Philosophy), graduated 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1993


  • American Bankruptcy Institute - Member
  • Canadian Insolvency Foundation - Member
  • Canadian Turnaround Management Association - Member
  • Credit Institute of Canada - Member
  • INSOL International - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law

Practice and Key Industries

  • Asset-based lending
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Commercial receiverships
  • Cross-border and domestic transactions
  • Distressed M&A
  • Enforcement and debt collection
  • Financial reorganizations and restructuring
  • Financial services
  • Negotiating loans and security agreements
  • Project finance Reputational risk management
  • Risk and crisis management
  • Secured and unsecured transactions
  • Senior secured and unsecured lending
  • Sub-debt, mezzanine, and second lien lending
  • Syndicated and joint venture transactions

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