Sylvain Vauclair heads the insolvency and restructuring group of Woods LLP. Sylvain is an insolvency specialist with over 35 years of experience representing the full spectrum of stakeholders, including debtors, creditor committees, individual and ad hoc committees of bondholders, boards, CCAA monitors and bankruptcy trustees. In recent years, his practice has focused on restructuring matters. As a lead insolvency, restructuring and bankruptcy lawyer in Canada, Sylvain has been at the forefront of some of the most prominent cases. A hallmark of his work is his capability to grasp the nuances of the real-time litigation process in the most complex cases.
Sylvain has been listed in the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 in Canada, the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/ Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada and Chambers Global and is currently listed in the Canadian Lexpert® Directory, the insolvency section of the International Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada and Legal 500. He is one of the few selected members of the Insolvency Institute of Canada and lectures regularly on insolvency and restructuring issues.
Representative cases include:
Updated March 2022