Haddon Murray is a partner in the Toronto office of Gowling WLG, practising in the areas of commercial litigation and restructuring and insolvency law.
Haddon’s commercial litigation practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, involving contract disputes, P3 arbitrations, oppression claims, professional negligence, and class proceedings. He works with clients across a diverse range of industries, including financial services, logistics, and infrastructure.
Haddon has appeared extensively before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice - Commercial List and the Ontario Court of Appeal. He also has substantial experience representing clients through a variety of alternative dispute resolution proceedings, including private arbitration and mediation proceedings.
Haddon’s approach to service revolves around ensuring that his clients’ disputes are resolved in a manner that is aligned with their long-term strategy and goals.
Restructuring and Insolvency
Haddon is one of the principal litigators in Gowling WLG’s Restructuring and Insolvency Group. He regularly represents banks, credit unions, court officers, debtor corporations, and directors in contested aspects of creditor enforcement and restructuring proceedings, including:
- CCAA applications (including creditor initiated CCAA filings and competing CCAA and Receivership applications);
- Claims processes;
- Cross-border insolvency proceedings (including recognition proceedings under Part IV of the CCAA);
- DIP loan approval motions;
- Priority disputes; and
- Receivership applications.
In addition, Haddon advises stakeholders of all kinds in connection with formal and informal insolvency proceedings. He works to ensure that his clients are positioned to maximize their leverage – and obtain the best possible negotiated solution or judicial determination.
Haddon was previously an avid rugby player, but his surgeon is now quite emphatic that he is retired.