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M. Kim Anderson

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Consistently recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in Canada® for Insolvency and Restructuring Law (since 2011) and Banking and Finance Law (since 2013), Kim’s experience and expertise is an asset to the firm and clients alike. Elected to the Queen’s Counsel in 2013, Kim has been essential in numerous important deals and cases*.

He has also been BV Distinguished ® Rating – Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell since 1998, along with receiving a Benchmark Canada Litigation Star in Insolvency since 2015.

A partner at Robertson Stromberg, Kim leads the Insolvency and Restructuring Group. He advises lenders, debtors, and insolvency practitioners on insolvency and restructuring matters, as well as on commercial realization. Advising businesses on dispute resolution and litigation matters and providing counsel to insurers on coverage issues are among his many strengths. He also works with municipal governments, advising them on governance, planning and development issues.

EDUCATION

Admitted to the Saskatchewan Bar – 1989
Law Society of Saskatchewan Academic Excellence Award – 1989
Continuing Legal Education Academic Excellence Award – 1989
Juris Doctor (great distinction) University of Saskatchewan – 1988
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education (distinction – most distinguished graduate) – 1979

Awards and Recognition

  • Queen’s Counsel – 2013
  • BV Distinguished ® Rating – Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell – since 1998*
  • Best Lawyers in Canada® – Insolvency and Restructuring Law – since 2011
  • Best Lawyers in Canada® – Banking and Finance Law – since 2013
  • Benchmark Canada Litigation Star – Insolvency – since 2015

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Professional Involvement

Taught municipal planning law in the Department of Geography, University of Saskatchewan
Lectured at the Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course in the area of debtor-creditor law
Authored the Saskatchewan Legal Education Society’s Debtor-Creditor practice checklist
Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations
Assisted with the preparation of practice guides for municipal administrators

community involvement

Councillor – Rural Municipality of Aberdeen No. 373 (1992-2005)
Development Appeals Board – City of Martensville – former member
Development Appeals Board – Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344 and Saskatoon Planning District – former member
Saskatoon Youth Soccer Inc. – Former Board Member
Volleyball Canada – former Treasurer
Saskatchewan Volleyball – former President

Key Cases

Housen v. Nikolaisen – leading Canadian case on the standard of appellate review. Counsel for the successful appellant in the Supreme Court of Canada.
609897 Saskatchewan Ltd v. Henry Counsel for Shareholder Group which took control of and settled the derivative action
London Guarantee Insurance Co v. NABER Seed & Grain Co – Counsel for successful indemnitors seeking to limit liability

Big Deals

Co-counsel and report author – SaskPower Smart Meter Review – commissioned by Crown Investments Corporation of Saskatchewan (2014)
Co-counsel and report author – SaskPower Smart Meter Review – commissioned by Crown Investments Corporation of Saskatchewan (2014)
Counsel to Saskatchewan based hog producer in CCAA restructuring of operations in Canada and the USA – 2008
Counsel to the secured creditor in:

  • CCAA restructuring of a Saskatchewan based hog producer, including subsequent receivership – 2005
  • CCAA restructuring a hog producer based in Canada and the USA – 2010
  • Receivership of the Saskatchewan properties Receivership of Saskatchewan Biofuel Producer of a Western Canadian oil and gas producer – 2016

Counsel to the Monitor in the CCAA restructuring of:

  • a Canadian transportation manufacturer – 2015
  • Saskatchewan real estate group companies – 2016

Counsel to the Receiver in the receivership of:

  • several Saskatchewan agricultural corporations (2005-2015)
  • resort property corporation (2015)
  • tire recycling facility (2015)

CONTACT

Direct: (306) 933-1344
Main: (306) 652-7575
Fax: (306) 652-2445
Email: mk.anderson@rslaw.com

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