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Danny Nunes

Danny M. Nunes

Associate Counsel

Danny Nunes practises in the areas of corporate restructuring and insolvency.‎

Danny has extensive experience acting on behalf of financial institutions, creditors, debtors, trustees in ‎bankruptcy and Court-appointed receivers, monitors and liquidators in all types of proceedings including ‎bankruptcies, proposals, receiverships and corporate restructurings, including complex cross-border Court ‎proceedings. He also advises lenders with respect to security enforcement, in addition to assisting clients ‎with the development and implementation of strategies in respect of the enforcement of contractual rights ‎and remedies.‎

Danny’s clients include lenders and borrowers in financing and debt refinancing transactions, corporate ‎clients with respect to regulatory compliance issues and applicable legislation and regulatory bodies such ‎as the Ontario Securities Commission and Mutual Fund Dealers Association in respect of non-complying ‎issuers and dealers.‎

Danny also has extensive experience acting for clients in the purchase and sale of distressed assets.‎

Danny advises his clients in developing and implementing risk management and litigation strategies, ‎including the preparation of Court materials and contested applications and motions before all levels of ‎Court in Ontario.‎

Bar admissionsOntario, 2007


  • Counsel to PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. as court-appointed Monitor of Green Relief Inc. in proceedings ‎under the CCAA
  • Counsel to StoneX Group Inc. in respect of its acquisition of shares in the US subsidiary of EncoreFX ‎Inc. through BIA proceeding
  • Counsel to the Urbancorp Group of Companies in their restructuring proceedings under the CCAA
  • Counsel to large web-based service provider in CCAA proceedings of cryptocurrency exchange
  • Counsel to shareholders/creditors in receivership proceedings involving large Ontario regional ‎construction materials, home design and renovation group of companies
  • Counsel to HUK 10 Limited, an affiliate of Hilco UK Limited, the appointing secured creditor in the ‎receivership proceedings of HMV Canada Inc.‎
  • Counsel to Richter Advisory Group as court-appointed Receiver of Strellmax Ltd. (Strellson Canada)‎
  • Counsel to Talon International Inc. and affiliates in receivership proceedings of Trump Hotel (Toronto)‎
  • Counsel to Zaff LLC in multi-jurisdictional restructuring proceedings of MBAC Fertilizer Corp
  • Counsel to Fraser Papers Inc. and its Canadian and U.S. subsidiaries in cross-border CCAA ‎proceedings involving sale of pulp and paper mill assets located in Quebec, Maine and New Brunswick
  • Regularly acts as counsel to Schedule 1 financial institutions in both formal insolvency proceedings and ‎out of court workouts
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • LL.B., University of Windsor, 2006
  • J.D., University of Detroit Mercy, 2006
  • M.A., Queen’s University, 2003


  • The Legal 500 Canada (Restructuring and Insolvency), 2019


  • Author, “Employment Issues Arising from Bankruptcy and Insolvency”, Thomson Reuters Practical Law, December 2018


  • Speaker, “Buying or Selling a Business 2021”, Law Society of Ontario, March 3, 2021‎
  • Speaker, "Managing Financial Uncertainty in Construction Projects During Extraordinary Times", ‎Osgoode Professional Development, May 19, 2020‎
  • Speaker, “Key Principles in Commercial Litigation”, Law Society of Ontario, April 24, 2020‎
  • Speaker, “Crisis Management: How to Utilize the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act,” Trinidad & Tobago, ‎Jamaica and Barbados, April 2016/March 2017‎
  • Speaker, "Canada's Retail Landscape and the Impact of the Target Canada Departure," Municipal and ‎Planning Law Practice 2016 Private Sector Seminar, May 2016‎

Memberships And Affiliations

  • INSOL International
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Portuguese Canadian Lawyers Association