E. Peter Auvinen | Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Banks and Financial, Corporate and Commercial
Scotia Plaza 40 King Street West, Suite 5800 Toronto, ON M5H 3S1
416 595 8162
Peter Auvinen is an experienced commercial litigator who is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and is the Office Managing Partner for the Toronto, Vaughan and Markham offices. He is a national leader in banking, financial services, and insolvency at the firm, and also has expertise in the Nordic region. Peter practises commercial litigation with a significant focus on creditors' remedies, insolvency litigation, and commercial debt enforcement. He has appeared as counsel in numerous receiverships and CCAA and bankruptcy proceedings, and has litigated a variety of financial services-related issues. Peter has a considerable amount of experience representing trustees, receivers, secured lenders, and equipment lessors, in particular. Peter appears regularly in the Commercial Court in Toronto. Peter also has considerable experience as a general commercial litigator. He has acted as counsel in a broad range of cases including shareholder, oppression remedy, valuation, breach of contract, sale of goods, employment, and construction disputes. Peter has represented all types of professionals including engineers, architects, real estate brokers and agents, and appraisers. He has extensive trial experience and has appeared as counsel in all levels of courts in Ontario and has also appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada.