William Onyeaju


 | Toronto

William (Will) Onyeaju (he/him/his) is an associate in the Restructuring & Insolvency Group at Cassels. Will’s practice focuses primarily on domestic and cross-border commercial reorganizations, including proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, informal restructuring proceedings, and enforcement of security.

Will graduated from the J.D. program at Osgoode Hall Law School. During law school, Will won the 2018 Canadian National Debate Championship and he also worked at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland.

Prior to law school, Will graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Law, minoring in Political Science from Carleton University. He has also earned a Master of Arts from Carleton in Political Science with a collaborative degree in African Studies. During his Master’s degree, he worked for the Canadian federal government in the Department of National Defence. Before joining Cassels as an associate, Will was both a summer and articling student at the firm.