British Columbia

Mary Buttery Q.C.

Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Mary Buttery is a Partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency Group at Cassels Brock in Vancouver. She has gained national recognition for her involvement in countless significant insolvency files and many prominent litigation matters.

Specializing in the area of commercial insolvency and complex, multi-party litigation, Mary represents financial institutions, debtors and creditors, receivers and trustees in matters related to debt restructuring, corporate reorganizations, loan workouts, fraudulent preference actions, bankruptcy and receiverships.

Mary regularly advises clients who are experiencing financial difficulty, or whose customers’ or suppliers’ insolvency affects their business. In addition, Mary is an experienced commercial litigator, with expertise in the enforcement of foreign judgments, debt enforcement and fraud. She has appeared in all levels of the Ontario and British Columbia courts, the Federal Court, and has been lead counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mary is recognized by numerous legal directories as a leader in her field and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia, where she taught insolvency law to upper-year students. She has also authored several articles on varied topics in her area of practice. In 2018, Mary was appointed Queen’s Counsel in British Columbia.

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