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M. Kim Anderson

Appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2013, and our senior litigation partner, Kim Anderson focuses his practice on the areas of Banking and Finance, Insolvency and Restructuring, Insurance, and Municipal Governance and Regulation.

The recipient of a BV Distinguished rating from Martindale-Hubbell (since 1998] and
recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada® in Insolvency and Restructuring Law (since 2011) and in Banking and Finance Law (since 2013), Kim’s experience and expertise is an asset to the firm and clients alike.

Kim leads our Insolvency and Restructuring Group, routinely advising lenders, debtors, and insolvency practitioners, with a particular emphasis on acting for court-appointed officers. He also acts on matters involving banking and finance law, and acts as a resource to our commercial lawyers on transactional structures and legal opinions.

Kim also advises and represents clients on insurance coverage matters, and has an extensive practice working with municipal governments on governance, regulatory and planning and development issues.

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

  • 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.

  • Member of the Saskatchewan Template Insolvency Orders Committee (Canadian Bar Association)
  • Taught municipal planning law in the Department of Geography, University of Saskatchewan
  • Lecturer at the Saskatchewan Bar Admission Course – Debtor-Creditor Law
  • Author of the initial Saskatchewan Legal Education Society Debtor-Creditor checklist
  • Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations – Assisted with the preparation of practice guides for municipal administrators
  • 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

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

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 a Saskatchewan biofuel producer
  • Receivership of Saskatchewan properties of a Western Canadian oil and gas producer – 2016
  • Restructuring of Western Canadian Environmental Remediation Corporation – 2018

Counsel to the Monitor in the CCAA restructuring of:

  • Saskatchewan real estate group companies – 2006
  • a Canadian transportation manufacturer – 2015

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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