Karen Fellowes is an experienced insolvency and litigation lawyer. 

Karen specializes in protecting the interests of banks, secured lenders, unsecured creditors, landlords, debtors, equipment lessees and other stakeholders in commercial re-organizations, workouts, restructurings and proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA), Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and court-appointed receiverships.  She frequently handles files relating to the oil and gas industry in Western Canada.

Karen acts as counsel to trustees in bankruptcy, receivers and monitors. She has a special interest in personal bankruptcy law, and represents bankrupts, trustees and other parties at all levels of Court in Alberta.

Karen is also an experienced litigation lawyer, specializing in commercial litigation, arbitration, contract disputes, debt collection and judgment enforcement, guarantees, foreclosures and liens.

Karen is a frequent presenter at conferences and seminars on insolvency-related matters and women’s leadership. Karen also participates in various pro bono projects locally and in Nepal, through DLA’s international pro bono arm, New Perimeter.