Forrest Finn

Associate | 
Vancouver

Forrest Finn is an associate in the Restructuring & Insolvency Group at Cassels. Forrest’s practice focuses on bankruptcy proceedings, receiverships, and commercial restructuring. He advises and represents trustees, debtors, directors, and creditors and is frequently involved in proceedings pursuant to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. Forrest also practices in commercial finance and commercial litigation and has appeared before the British Columbia Supreme Court and the Yukon Supreme Court.

Forrest graduated with a Juris Doctors from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. In law school Forrest received the Rotman@Law certificate for business and won the corporate finance award. Forrest was also an active member of the student community, where he helped found the First Generation Network and worked as a research assistant. Prior to law school, Forrest graduated first class honours with a Bachelor of Honours Arts from McGill University.

Prior to joining Cassels as an associate, Forrest was a summer and articled student with the firm.

Presentations

Shifting into Reverse: The Negative Carbon Tax and Climate Change Policy in Canada, 23rd UBC Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Conference

Publications

Hardship and Hard Drives: Artificial Intelligence, Judicial Decision-Making, and the Discharge of Student Loan Debt, Canadian Journal of Law and Technology 17:1 (May 2019)