John L. Ircandia, QC

John L. Ircandia, QC: Attorney with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Biography

Executive Summary

John Ircandia is counsel in our Commercial Litigation Group in our Calgary office. John focuses his practice on the litigation aspects of corporate restructurings, including proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) and Alberta Business Corporations Act (ABCA). John has extensive experience in acting on behalf of financial institutions, other lenders and corporations in insolvency-related proceedings. He also has considerable experience in oil & gas and class action litigation.

John has argued cases before the Alberta and Saskatchewan Courts of Queen's Bench and Courts of Appeal as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.

Rankings & Recognitions

•Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition (and since 2010) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate and Commercial Litigation).
•Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Corporate Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Oil and Gas
  • Class Actions
  • Fraud
  • Lending
  • Banking and Financial Services

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403.232.9406  Phone
403.266.1395  Fax
www.blg.com/en/ourpeople/ircandia-john
University Attended:
University of British Columbia, B.A., 1975
Law School Attended:
University of British Columbia, LL.B., 1978
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1979, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Involvement

•Canadian Bar Association (Civil Litigation Subsection, Insolvency Subsection)
•Law Society of Alberta

Community Involvement

•Founding and Managing Director, Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Club, Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Academy
•Project Manager: Seaman Stadium; Duvernay Fieldhouse; Ircandia Outdoor Training Centre; and Tourmaline Field (all baseball facilities)

Reported Cases:
Representative Work; Acted on behalf of financial institutions, other lenders and various companies in court proceedings relative to corporate arrangements and reorganizations. Represented lending institutions in lender liability claims and environmental liability matters. Represented Canadian chartered banks and other lenders in security enforcement proceedings, including receiverships, bankruptcies and restructurings. Represented energy companies in litigation respecting the acquisition of oil & gas properties, ownership issues, operatorship challenges, environmental concerns and related matters. Acted in respect of multi-jurisdictional lawsuits, receiverships, bankruptcies and proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangements Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. Represented receivers, trustees in bankruptcy and monitors in litigation matters. Represented commercial landlords respecting lease disputes and related litigation. Represented plaintiffs in personal injury litigation. Served as part of the BLG litigation team successfully representing Stampeder Exploration Ltd. in one of the more significant cases before the Alberta Courts in recent years, namely Colborne Capital Corporation, James T. Grenon et al v. Westar Petroleum Ltd., Stampeder Exploration Ltd. et al. Represented financial institutions in a variety of commercial fraud, negligence and class action litigation.
ISLN:
906252619

Peer Reviews

  • 4.3/5.0 (1)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.2/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.2/5.0
  • Communication

    4.2/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.4/5.0
  • John L. Ircandia, QC

    3.4/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/23/11 in Litigation on 09/23/11

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.0/5.0
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Calgary, Alberta

  • Calgary, AB
    Centennial Place, East Tower , 1900, 520 - 3rd Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, AB T2P 0R3
     Canada

    403.232.9406 Phone

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