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​Interlaw Welcomes New North America Chair of Banking, Finance and Insolvency

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Heather Frydenlund, associate at Owen Bird Law Corporation, Interlaw’s partner firm in British Columbia, Canada, has been appointed as Interlaw’s North America Chair of its Banking, Finance and Insolvency practice.  

Heather, who has a litigation-based practice with a focus on bankruptcy, insolvency and administrative law, regularly appears at various levels of court. She is experienced in assisting clients on a variety of matters including various bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, enforcement of security (both secured and unsecured), mortgage foreclosures and judgment enforcement.  

Commenting on her appointment, she said: 

“From my own experience, Interlaw is a gateway to client-focussed collaboration with access to the best lawyers in this field in every jurisdiction across the globe. I am pleased to have this opportunity to lead our practice area across North America and further enhance the opportunities for our lawyers to work together at a time when banking, finance and insolvency services are so important to businesses across the world.” 

Katharine Lewis, Global Chair of Interlaw’s Banking, Finance and Insolvency practice, said:  

“We are proud of the talented team that we have assembled across the world and are pleased to have someone of Heather’s calibre and passion leading our North America practice.  

“Banking and finance is the lifeblood of any economy and access to specialist local advice is more important than ever as businesses adjust to the ever-changing operating climate. Equally, having access to comprehensive and commercially focussed restructuring and insolvency specialists with a deep understanding of each jurisdiction’s rules, laws, regulations and restrictions, is particularly valuable right now when swift and decisive action can make the difference to an organization’s future.”