Toronto bankruptcy lawyer and fraud litigation lawyer James Satin is a partner of the firm and practices with our litigation group in the areas of debt recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency, and commercial litigation.
James is a graduate of McGill University (B.A. in Psychology, 1996) and the University of Western Ontario (LL.B, 1999). He holds a Certificate in Mediation from the Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre at the University of Western Ontario. James was called to the Bar in 2001.
James’ practice focuses primarily in the areas of secured and unsecured debt recovery and bankruptcy and insolvency. He has acted as counsel for many Canadian chartered banks and other financial institutions on hundreds of recovery matters. James has expertise in the most effective, and cost-efficient methods for recovering debts, both prior to and following judgment. James works with trustees, receivers, property managers and other professionals to secure the timely realization of secured assets, and to maximize recovery on collection matters. James has had considerable success in resolving collection proceedings on an expedited basis, thereby reducing the expense to the client and speeding up the recovery process. He has had excellent results at trial and on appeal.
James’ expertise in commercial litigation includes contract disputes, real estate litigation, product liability, employment litigation and wrongful dismissal, estate litigation, defamation and fraud actions. He has acted on a variety of fraud-related cases including fraudulent conveyances and preferences, as well as situations of funds obtained by fraud or through fraudulent pretenses.
James has acted for clients ranging from multinational corporations and global professional services organizations to small and medium-sized businesses and individuals. He has experience with all facets of the litigation process, including interim and permanent injunctions, interlocutory motions, Mareva injunctions and other motions for the preservation of property, court-ordered and private receiverships, motions for summary judgment, examinations in aid of execution, seizure and sale of secured assets, Sheriff’s sales of both real and personal property, contempt proceedings and mandatory and private mediations.
He has both trial and appellate experience and frequently appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Ontario Divisional Court. James has spoken at numerous seminars on topics relating to debt collection.
For further information on real estate fraud, investment fraud, title fraud, employee fraud and other types of fraud, please contact Toronto bankruptcy Lawyer and experienced fraud litigation lawyer James Satin.