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Geoffrey Spencer

Geoffrey Spencer

Partner

Office
St. John’s
Tel: 709.724.5675
Fax: 709.722.1763


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Geoff is a Partner in our St. John’s office with a corporate/commercial practice that focuses on commercial financings and secured transactions. He has significant experience dealing with commercial fishery matters, including the purchase/sale and financing of commercial fishing enterprises and related fishing license issues and security related matters. He also has a commercial litigation practice. Geoff routinely acts for commercial fishermen and small business owners in corporate commercial and litigation matters. Geoff’s practice also involves acting for secured lenders and trustees and receivers in security enforcement matters. Geoff provides advice to creditors and trustees/receivers on issues involving commercial insolvencies and related litigation. He has appeared in all levels of court in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. Geoff is listed in Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for his practice in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Transportation Law. He was also recently named Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in Canada 2014.

 

Geoff is a member of the Canadian Bar Association where he is past chair of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency section. He is also a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and a presenter at the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar Admission Course with respect to judgement enforcement issues. He has also taught business law to university and college students. Geoff is a past president of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association.

 

Education

  • Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Laws (1993)
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland, Bachelor of Arts (French/Political Science) (1990)

 

Bar Admissions

Newfoundland & Labrador (1994)

Geoffrey Spencer Appointed as a Partner
January 10, 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Geoffrey Spencer as a Partner with McInnes Cooper. Geoff practices mainly in our St. John’s office in corporate and commercial law focused on commercial financings and secured transactions and commercial litigation. He has significant experience with commercial fishery matters, including the purchase and sale and financing of

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Geoff Spencer joins our St. John’s office as Counsel
July  6, 2012

We are pleased to announce that Geoffrey Spencer has joined our St. John’s office as Counsel. Geoff has extensive experience in the areas of corporate/commercial law and commercial fishery matters. He also has a commercial litigation practice with a particular emphasis on asset recovery and commercial insolvencies. Geoff routinely acts for small businesses, as well

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