Christopher J Ramsay

Christopher J Ramsay
Office:
900 - 885 West Georgia Street
V6C 3H1
City:
Vancouver
State:
British Columbia
Country:
Canada
Tel:
+1 604 643 3176

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery: Lawyers

Chris Ramsay is one of the leading fraud and asset recovery lawyers in western Canada. He is the co-chair of the banking, insolvency and restructuring group at the law firm of Clark Wilson LLP, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Chris has over 20 years of substantive experience in commercial fraud and insolvency litigation. He represents diverse stakeholders in insolvencies, including corporations, financial institutions, investors and insolvency professionals, such as trustees and receivers.

Chris is recognised as one of the most experienced fraud lawyers in British Columbia and has been retained as counsel in many large international complex fraud cases that have a connection with Canada. Chris has unique skills in tracking down fraudsters, investigating, tracing and recovering the proceeds of fraud world-wide and implementing a recovery strategy utilizing lawyers, forensic accountants and other experts. Chris was involved in the first court case in British Columbia utilising the pre-action bill of discovery and has successfully applied that case to the tracing of misappropriated funds through financial institutions. Chris has regularly presented in the area of fraud and insolvency and is a leading expert in the area of Ponzi schemes and investor recovery. Chris has practised law in British Columbia for 20 years but started his legal career as a barrister-at-law in London, England having been called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1990. He was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1996.

WWL says: The "excellent" Christopher Ramsay is frequently seen by peers in the Canadian market, who comment on his outstanding skills in asset tracing and recovery. 

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Who's Who Legal Canada - Asset Recovery

Chris Ramsay is one of the leading fraud and asset recovery lawyers in western Canada. He is the chair of the insolvency and restructuring and business litigation groups at the law firm of Clark Wilson LLP, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Chris has over 20 years of substantive experience in commercial fraud and insolvency litigation. He represents diverse stakeholders in insolvencies, including corporations, financial institutions, investors and insolvency professionals, such as trustees and receivers. Prior to joining Clark Wilson, Chris was a long-standing partner at the international law firm, Dentons.

Chris is recognised as one of the most experienced fraud lawyers in British Columbia and has been retained as counsel in many large international complex fraud cases that have a connection with Canada. Chris has unique skills in tracking down fraudsters, investigating, tracing and recovering the proceeds of fraud world-wide and implementing a recovery strategy utilising lawyers, forensic accountants, and other experts. Chris was involved in the first court case in British Columbia utilising the pre-action bill of discovery and has successfully applied that case to the tracing of misappropriated funds through financial institutions. Chris has regularly presented in the area of fraud and insolvency and is a leading expert in the area of Ponzi schemes and investor recovery. Chris has practiced law in British Columbia for 20 years but started his legal career as a barrister in London, England, having been called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1990. He was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1996.

WWL says: Christopher Ramsay is considered one of the leading lights in fraud and asset recovery for his top-tier cross-border work.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Canada - Restructuring & Insolvency

Chris Ramsay is a partner of Clark Wilson LLP and chair of the insolvency and restructuring and business litigation groups. Chris is recognised as a leader in insolvency and restructuring matters. He acts for a wide range of stakeholders impacted by insolvency, including insolvent companies requiring restructuring, creditors, bondholders, directors, officers and shareholders. He is also regularly called upon to advise insolvency professionals (including trustees, receivers, and monitors).

Chris has extensive experience in restructuring corporate entities under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. He also acts in cross-border insolvency proceedings, including chapter 11 proceedings under the United States bankruptcy code. Chris has represented a variety of stakeholders in distressed M&A transactions, including boards of directors for both the target and acquiring entities, and also creditors, as well as bondholders under trust indentures. Chris also has considerable expertise in the conduct of multi-jurisdictional fraud matters and has acted for financial institutions and other parties in the tracing and recovery of assets in both Canada and other countries around the world.

Chris has presented and published papers on various insolvency matters. He is also a guest instructor at the law society of British Columbia's professional legal training programme, teaching the secured transaction component of the course. He has practiced in British Columbia for 20 years but started his legal career as a barrister in London, England, having been called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1990. He was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1996.

WWL says: "Top lawyer" Christopher Ramsay is a leading insolvency practitioner, renowned for his calm and collected approach.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

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