Larry Robinson, Q.C.



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 Larry Robinson, Q.C.

Larry Robinson, Q.C., is counsel in the Calgary office of Davis LLP.

Larry specializes in insolvency matters and has an extensive background in corporate and commercial transactions with a particular emphasis on corporate reorganization, creditor realizations, enforcement of security and insolvency-related litigation representing financial institutions, debtors and creditors, receivers, trustees and monitors.

He has been involved in many of the larger insolvencies and debt restructurings in Canada representing receivers, trustees, major secured creditors or other significant stakeholders.

Larry has appeared in all levels of the Alberta and British Columbia courts, the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada as well as being instructing counsel in several foreign courts.

Larry is a member of The Insolvency Institute of Canada, an organization of senior insolvency practitioners, and INSOL International and has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of insolvency in the following industry publications:

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring; Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation), Consistently Recommended, 2011-2012
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, 2011
  • Lexpert's Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
  • The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
  • The International Who's Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers
  • Chambers Global: The World's Guide to Leading Lawyers

Larry frequently gives lectures and authors materials for programs on insolvency issues for various professional groups.

For many years, he was an instructor in the Alberta Bar Admission Course on the topics of bankruptcy and receivership.

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    • Lifetime Achievement Award, Canadian Bar Association National Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring Section, 2013
    • Best Lawyers in Canada (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring), 2011-2014
    • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in Canada (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring in Calgary), 2013
    • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring; Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation), Consistently Recommended, 2011-2013
    • BV® Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Called to the Bar

  • British Columbia, 2006
  • Alberta, 1974


  • LL.B., University of Alberta, 1973